The Veterinary Assistant program helps individuals develop the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage the administration of a veterinary office or clinic and assist other veterinary staff with basic animal care. The program focuses on teaching the administrative tasks specific to veterinary offices while also providing a thorough overview of animal care. Topics covered include office and exam room procedures; communication and client relations; small and large animal nursing; and laboratory, surgical, radiology, and ultrasound assisting. In addition, learners will receive one-on-one support from experienced trainers throughout the course.
- Average salary: $27,540 a year
- Job growth: 19% increase by 2028
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This is a not-for-credit course.
As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts. As a not-for-credit course, Financial Aid cannot be used to pay for or offset the costs of this course.
: $1,999, includes:
- 6 months of online access
- A personal Student Advocate to help you succeed
- Unlimited student support by phone, chat, and email during enrollment
- Graduate support designed to help you turn your education into a job
Payment Plan Option:
(Offered through Career Step only)
12 monthly installments – 8% interest