The Veterinary Assistant program prepares students to assist the veterinarian
in all aspects of animal care. Veterinary Assistants provide surgical and
nursing care to animals in clinics, as well as field settings. They also
provide basic care, perform laboratory procedures, and assist in the veterinary
clinic with other functions. Veterinary Assistants work in a variety of
settings including animal hospitals and clinics, animal shelters, laboratories,
zoos, and animal parks.
The program includes classroom theory, laboratory, and internship experience in
local veterinary clinics. Students receive hands-on experience with animals.
Program content requires the application of basic math, technical reading, and
Other Program Info:
Certificate of Completion
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Students may enter at the beginning of fall quarter.