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Vet Assistant School

Vet Assistant School

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Become a Veterinary Assistant in just 5 months with our accelerated program

Learn in a safe classroom environment then apply what you learned to the real world

Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Vet Assistant exam through the MVMA

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5-Month Vet Assistant School

Certification through The Academy of Pet Careers only takes 5 months. Join our accelerated vet assistant program and be in a new career working in the veterinary field in no time. There's no better way to become a vet assistant than through hands on education, provided by experts in the veterinary field.

How Much Do Vet Assistants Make?

The average veterinary assistant salary in the US is $31,567 per year (glassdoor.com). On the high end of the spectrum, some vet assistants make as much as $42,000 per year. This average is only $1 per hour less than a licensed vet tech which requires a person to go to school for at least two years.

Veterinary Assisting Program

100 Days
  • Introduction to Veterinary Assisting
  • Maintaining a Clean & Safe Environment
  • Common Veterinary Medical Conditions
  • Small Animal Identification & Communication
  • Handling & Restraint of Canines & Felines
  • Small Animal Husbandry and Nutrition
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Pharmacology and Medical Care
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Surgical Assisting
  • Exotics
  • Large Animals
  • Being a Valuable Team Member
  • Career Preperation
  • Pet CPR & First Aid

Learn More About our Veterinary Assisting School

The first step to learning about our vet assisting school is to schedule a school visit with our admissions team. School visits start with a tour of the facilities. You will visit each of the three programs of study to see what makes them unique. Afterwards, you will sit down with an admissions specialist and discuss program options and pricing.

To schedule your school visit, you can book an appointment online through the button below. If you aren't ready for a visit, you can fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get more information.

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