CE Veterinary Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. 018301


This online program will prepare you to become a productive member of a veterinary team. You’ll learn about every aspect of veterinary assisting, including anatomy and physiology, animal restraint, laboratory sample collection, assisting in surgery and dentistry, prescription preparation, and taking radiographs. You’ll also learn how to interact professionally with clients and gain the expertise you need to educate them about key topics in pet care, such as nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication. This program is designed for people who want to work at a veterinary hospital and those who are already employed in positions in which they look after animals. Learn how to:

•Interact with animals and their owners

•Obtain animal health histories and records

•Understand veterinary medical terminology

•Recognize the major breeds of various animals

•Assist the veterinarian with caring for animals

•Assist with surgical and treatment procedures

•Recognize signs and symptoms of illness and disease

•Perform administrative duties in the veterinarian’s office

You’ll get valuable information about animal-related issues, from care and handling to veterinary practice and administration, all from the comfort of your own home, studying at your own pace.

Veterinary assisting is a rewarding career in a growing field. As a veterinary assistant, you can work with animals and be part of a professional veterinary staff.

The Veterinary Assistant Program is a vital asset if you wish to work in this exciting and rewarding career field. Textbooks are included!

Upon registering, you’re given an initial six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a six-month extension at no additional charge.




Entrance Requirements



Wichita State University

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

4 - Workforce Investment Area IV

Type of Attainment:


Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

none once materials are accessed

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$1,000.00 online program - laptop is required

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status



1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260

Phone Number

(316) 978-8315

Fax Number

(316) 978-8300

Last Updated

Jan 11, 2022


Jan 19, 2011