Learn how to become a Veterinary Assistant — at home, at your own pace with Penn Foster Career School.
Our Veterinary Assistant Program is one of two online programs in the US with approval from National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). When you graduate from Penn Foster, you will be prepared to join the veterinary workforce. At the end of the Penn Foster Vet Assistant program, you are eligible, but not required, to sit for the Approved Veterinary Assistant examination. Upon successful completion of the exam you will earn the title of Approved Veterinary Assistant.
And you’ll learn it all at home – no classroom needed! You’ll get valuable information about animal-related issues from care and handling to veterinary practice and administration. It’s like having your own personal Veterinary Assistant school.
Start a rewarding career in a growing field.
Why take a Veterinary Assistant training program? With the right credentials, you can:
- Be an important part of a professional veterinary staff.
- Work at a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, kennel, or laboratory.
Demand for professional Veterinary Assistants will rise to over 14% by 2020.** Pet owners increasingly take advantage of veterinary services, spurring employment growth for Veterinary Assistants. That means more opportunity for you!
Respected and Accredited
Earn your Diploma from regionally and nationally accredited Penn Foster Career School. Over 13 million students have enrolled in our programs, making Penn Foster one of the largest and most respected distance learning institutions in the world.
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There’s never been a better time to start working toward a new career or business of your own. And you can start immediately – today if you want.
At Penn Foster, you can train for a new career at a price that won’t break the bank.
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** Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2020. Source: “Occupational Outlook Handbook,” a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.