Adult Education

Veterinary Assistant

Type of Program

Career Diploma


Online through Penn Foster Career School in partnership with the Southwest VT Regional Technical School District

Dates - Open Enrollment

Enroll Anytime

Estimated Time to Complete

6-9 months

Program Cost


Students will learn the skills and get the hands-on veterinary assistant training needed to tend to the needs of animals in a veterinary clinic.

Students complete the online portion and then move to a local veterinary clinic where they complete an 8 week/100 clinical externship.

The goal of the Veterinary Assistant program to prepare students to work as veterinary assistants under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians in small or large animal hospitals or clinics. The program also prepares the students to take the national test to become an Approved Veterinary Assistant through NAVTA.

If you’ve always dreamed of working with animals, inquire today for more information.