Additional Contact Information
If you have questions, please contact our program coordinator:
To enter the Veterinary Assistant Certificate Program, students must fulfill the following qualifications/prerequisites:
- You must be a high school graduate or hold a GED to register at
- The must be able to read, speak, and write in English. Program content
requires the application of basic math, technical reading, and both
written and verbal communication skills.
- No veterinary office work experience is required for the online
portion of the curriculum; but in order to complete the internship
requirements of the certificate program, the student must work as a
volunteer or paid employee a minimum of 7.5 hours per week in a veterinary
hospital or shelter under the supervision of a Registered Veterinary
Technician or a licensed Veterinarian.