Veterinary Assisting (144 Hours)

Vet assistant with little boy and puppy.

Join the Veterinarian Assistant program where the curriculum will prepare students to provide care for animals in a professional setting.  Students in the course will be equipped to properly bath, feed, exercise animals, and sanitize animal examination and living environments.  Also, under the supervision of a Veterinarian, the assistant will sterilize surgical instruments and equipment, restrain animals during procedures, and assist in the collection of urine, blood, and tissue samples.

Employment opportunities include animal hospitals, clinics, or laboratories.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics this is a high growth occupation as positions in this field are anticipated to grow 19% over a ten year period.  Average median pay is estimated to be $27,000.00 per year.

Why choose Veterinarian Technician at MCC?

  • Be prepared to enter the work field in a short amount of time
  • Learn from a certified Veterinarian Technician
  • Hands on learning experiences

Class Schedule

Students in this class may get help paying for class by calling 828.766.1297. 


For more information about this class call the Avery Learning Center at 828.733.5883.