Veterinary Assistant
  • Enter a growing field in the $60 billion a year pet industry
  • Train in 3 months or less at your pace
  • Prepare to earn average salaries of $25,000/yr
  • All for only USD
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How long will the training take?

The Veterinary Assistant training program includes 150 hours of program material and is designed to be completed in 3 months of full-time study. However, the online format allows you to study on your own schedule and at your own pace, so your program access includes 6 months of program access in case you need extra time.

What will I be learning?

The Career Step online Veterinary Assistant program covers:

  • Examination room procedures
  • Communication and client relations
  • Small and large animal nursing
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Surgical preparation and assisting
  • Radiology and ultrasound imaging

In addition to images, exercises, and learning games, the course also includes a number of instructive videos to increase your understanding of key concepts and offer another way of learning the material.

Want more details on exactly what’s included in the program? Download a brochure or program syllabus to learn more or review the learning objectives for each module.