Certified Veterinary Assistant Program
This program provides entry-level skills for people interested in a career as a veterinary assistant, animal caretaker or kennel attendant.
Classroom instruction combines lecture, laboratory and community classroom experiences in the areas of animal behavior, anatomy, nutrition, disease, laboratory work and various hospital tasks.
Students successfully completing the course may earn 6 units toward the Veterinary Technician program at Yuba College and are eligible to sit for the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Certified Veterinary Assistant exam.
Explore more about being a Veterinary Assistant, including typical wages and job outlook, at the U.S. Department of Labor's Career One Stop website.
This course is approved for federal financial aid. Please complete a FAFSA application to determine eligibility. Butte ROP's school code is 042205.
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