Accelerated Veterinary Assistant Program
In 7.5 months, you could be working with animals, doing what you love and making a difference. Learn from a Veterinarian and Veterinary Assistant who continue to work in small animal clinics.
Throughout the course, students benefit from professional development, hands on training, employer field trips, and networking opportunities. Visit with industry professionals at animal hospitals, Tulsa SPCA and animal sanctuaries.
Is a Career as a Veterinary Professional Right for You?
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Learn core concepts of the veterinary field:
- Animal behavior
- Animal nutrition
The Veterinary Assisting classroom operates as a clinic, providing students the opportunity for hands-on training in skills such as:
- Bathing & ear cleaning
- Nail trimming
- Teeth brushing
- Restraint and handling
- Surgical assisting
All students complete an off-site externship at a clinic or animal care facility of their choosing. This opportunity gives you critical experience and a realistic view into what working as a veterinary assistant truly means.
Make your dream a reality
Ever wondered how you could get paid to take care of animals? Take the opportunity to start your career as a Veterinary Assistant and make that dream a reality.
Not only will you learn how to care for a variety of animal species, but you will also learn effective methods of working with their owners. Professionalism and effective client communication are at the core of what makes a great veterinary assistant.