|The Vet Assistant Certification program prepares students to sit for the Certified Veterinary Assistant Level 1 (CVA I) exam through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. The program consists of two 120-hour hybrid classes, Vet Assistant I and Vet Assistant II, with a Work-Based Learning option. The program will introduce students to the animal science industry, animal behavior, animal anatomy, reproduction, nutrition, genetics, social issues, current events, and animal management for livestock, poultry, equine, and companion animals. This course is designed to prepare students for careers in production, processing, and distribution of livestock or to pursue a career in the veterinary or applied science fields. Required book: Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals & Applications, 1st Edition. The book can be purchased through the RCC Campus Store for ~$155.
Vet Assistant I (72731)
Aug. 18 – Nov. 24, 2020
Vet Assistant II (74089)
Jan. 12 - Apr. 29, 2021
Jan. 5 - Apr. 30, 2021
Please call 336-633-0268 to register.
Classes Offered Online
Veterinary Assistant I
Veterinary Assistant II
Veterinary Assistant III
All courses begin monthly on the following dates:
All courses $70 unless otherwise noted.
To learn more about these online courses, visit the Online Instruction Center at www.ed2go.com/rcc2go.