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Veterinary Assistant

Employment of veterinary assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Veterinary Assistants are an integral part of the veterinary healthcare team working under the supervision of a veterinarian/credentialed veterinary technician. In this program you will learn how to provide assistance in animal nursing, behavior & restraint, emergency response, laboratory procedures, office procedures & client relations, pharmacy, preventative healthcare, radiology, and surgical & recovery room assistance.


  • Clear Criminal Background Check
  • Email and Internet Access
  • Student Health & Insurance Waiver
  • Tetanus Shot
  • Professional liability and student accident insurance must be purchased after Class #1.

As a successful graduate, receive an OCC Certificate of Completion and be eligible to sit for the national approved Veterinary Assistant NAVTA exam.

Course Code: CEHS-430
CEUs: 18
Cost: $2799


red, white, and blue ribbonThe red, white, & blue ribbon distinguishes this program as a Department of Veterans Affairs approved Veterans’ Educational Benefits program.

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