Animal Sciences Application

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s Animal Sciences program is currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. The submission deadline for applications is Friday, Jan 5, 2024. Thoroughly review the materials in Parts 1 and 2 before beginning the Animal Sciences program online application in Part 3.

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s Animal Sciences program is a perfect fit for rising high school seniors who plan to pursue careers centered around the care and treatment of animals.

Made possible by the partnership of LCTI, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Macungie Animal Hospital and Lehigh Carbon Community College, this intensive, dual-enrollment program is designed to give students a head start on college and expose them to a variety of professions in animal sciences and veterinary medicine through job shadows, hands-on training and clinical study at facilities across the region.

Students who wish to apply for admission to the Animal Sciences program must:

  • Reside in a Lehigh County school district

  • Be entering their senior year of high school

  • Have a grade-point average of 2.5 or better

  • Have completed biology with a grade of C or better

  • Have completed math courses through geometry with a grade of C or better

  • Have a written recommendation from their high school guidance counselor or teacher

  • Meet academic prerequisites for Lehigh Carbon Community College

  • Be able to provide their own transportation

For more detailed information:

Students who wish to apply for the Animal Sciences program should:

1. Review the Animal Sciences program application process.

2. Tell their school counselor that they intend to apply for the Animal Sciences program.

3. Complete the Animal Sciences program online application.

4. Print the Animal Sciences program letter of reference form and give it to their school counselor or science teacher to complete.

Remember, the online application must be submitted on or before the deadline of Friday, Jan. 5.

Apply now

Questions? Contact Ms. Trimmer at 610-799-1484 or

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