Program of Study: Veterinary Assistant
CIP Code: 51.0808
Mrs. Ariel Yanak
Minimum Prerequisites: 1 Math, 1 Science, 1 Language Arts
Career Focus Statement
Transform your love of animals into a rewarding career using nursing, surgical, and animal care skills.
Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.
Experience the reward of caring for animals in a clinical setting.
Practice customer service and professional ethics when interacting with patients, clients, and coworkers.
Explore the science of veterinary medicine including animal care/control, grooming, clinical procedures/terminology, and disease prevention.
Interact daily with animals while working side by side with certified professionals.
Opportunity to work on your own and staff pets.
Assist local animal shelters in their efforts to care for and find homes for neglected pets.
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