A smiling female veterinary assistant holding a puppy.

Veterinary Assistant

About the Program

Enjoy the rewards of working with animals! This exciting new Veterinary Assistant Program can help students make a difference by learning to keep animals healthy, care for them when they are ill, and assist veterinarians in their offices. This Veterinary Assistant program provides students an opportunity to obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in an entry-level position in the field of veterinary technology.

Program Details

This program includes 100 hours of instruction. This program does NOT include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives.

About the Profession

Veterinary Assisting is a rewarding career in a growing field. As a Veterinary Assistant, students can work with animals and be a part of a professional veterinary staff. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for professional veterinary assistants will rise 39% by 2020.