Veterinary Assistant



EVIT Veterinary Assistant  EVIT Veterinary Assistant EVIT Veterinary Assistant

EVIT + Pima Medical Institute

Once an EVIT student completes the Veterinary Assistant program, the student will have earned credits which may apply towards enrollment in the PMI Veterinary Technician Associate Degree program.  See a PMI Health Science Education Coordinator on campus for further information. 



Get started today! Enroll in the EVIT Veterinary Assistant program.
For announcements and updates about the EVIT Veterinary Assistant program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.
 
 DESCRIPTION
The Veterinary Assistant program prepares students to provide assistance in patient management, care, and clinical procedures. The program includes instruction in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, nutrition, animal behavior and restraint, client communication, office administration, animal growth and development, animal diseases, infection control, animal reproduction, pharmacology procedures, surgical assisting procedures, diagnostic imaging procedures, and dental assisting procedures.
 CAREER CONNECTION
License or Certification Information: NAVTA Approved Veterinary Assistant
Career Pathway: Entry Level Careers: Veterinary assistant, Kennel attendant, Receptionist, Pet sitter, Groomer’s assistant, Military, and Assistant laboratory animal technician (ALAT). Technical Level Careers: Veterinary technician, Animal control officer, Livestock officer, Laboratory animal technician (LAT), Groomer. Farrier, Field technician, Lab technician, Emergency animal medical technician (EAMT), Certified veterinary practice manager (CVPM), Animal trainer, Zoo guest services and Wildlife rehabilitation. Professional Level Careers: Pharmaceutical sales, Animal law, Veterinarian, Management, Research, Zoo keeper, Pathologist, and Epidemiologist
Occupational Profile:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9096.00

 PROGRAM & COURSE INFORMATION
Program Courses & Course Sequence

MC14 - Intro to Veterinary Science - 2 Semesters - 3 credits

MC44 -  Veterinary Assistant I - 1 Semester - 1.5 credits

MC64 -  Veterinary Assistant IIA - 1 Quarter - .75  Credits

NEW - Veterinary Assistant IIB and Veterinary Assistant Internship - 1 quarter - .75 Credits

Pre/Co Requisite High School Students: Completed 6.0 credits (required) &  2.0 GPA (recommended)
Adult Students: Completion of high school, GED, or HiSET

Length of Program 4 Semesters
College Credit College credit may be available
Technology Requirements Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
Supply Fees Year 1 - estimated supply fee $133
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $120

Adult Tuition*
Blended Program

Year 1 - $4,885.00

Year 2 - $4,885.00
*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation, and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.

 Start Date  End Date  Days  Times Campus 
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (morning) 8:00am - 10:35am Power
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (afternoon) 12:00pm - 2:35pm Power

        

Get started today! Enroll in the EVIT Veterinary Assistant program. For announcements and updates about the EVIT Veterinary Assistant program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.


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