Veterinary Assisting Program

two MSC veterinary assisting students practicing lab work on a puppy

Program Overview

Students learn the fundamentals of good customer service, communication skills, and the essentials of clerical responsibilities. They further learn the fundamental skills of proper handling, nutrition, and nursing care for both large and small animals. Students are introduced to clinical patient management and laboratory procedures.

Veterinary Assisting Program Requirements


Occupational Endorsement Certificate

In the Veterinary Assisting Occupational Endorsement Certificate Program, students learn how to assist and support the veterinarian and the veterinary technician in their daily tasks. Students will learn the fundamentals required for the care, treatment, and management of both the animals as patients and people as clients.

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