Veterinary Aide

The Veterinary Aide program is designed to provide basic skills for animal care careers. A veterinary aide helps doctors in maintaining the health of and caring for animals. Most veterinary aides will typically work in a private clinic or an animal hospital. Job duties can include admitting animals, assisting during surgery, recording vital signs, cleaning, feeding and grooming as well as filing, answering phones, patient billing and typing reports.

Hours: 612

Weeks: 36

Veterinary Aide Prerequisites: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Meet program criteria on Workforce Training Assessment

Pell & Stafford funding authorized by US Department of Education.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the exam for this certification: No certification

Articulation with: No formal articulations

Program Costs: $5,170
* Financial aid is available for those who qualify

Next Start Date:   January 5, 2015

 

Fast Facts

$22k
per year

Average Starting Salary

100%
 

Employment Rate

36
weeks

Duration of Program

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