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Veterinarian Assistant

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NEXT SESSION: February 2, 2021*

*This will be a hybrid course. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online, as well as some in-person sessions*

This comprehensive 90-hour program will introduce students to animal care and nursing, boarding, grooming, anesthesia, surgical assisting, laboratory procedures, and diagnostic imaging. Students will familiarize themselves with medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, animal husbandry, office procedures, and client services. This course will be broken into two components: 

  • Part 1: 60 hours of classroom instruction, lab exercises, and hands-on training
  • Part 2: 30 hours of internship at a neighboring animal hospital, clinic, or veterinarian office

Course Schedule

February 2, 2021 - April 15, 2021 | Tuesdays and Thursdays |  6 - 9:00PM

Cost: $1,000

This includes the cost of text books. We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Financial aid and payment plans are not available.

Prerequisites

High School Diploma or GED/HiSET

Registration

Registration will open in November. Please sign up for our mailing list to be notified when registration is available. 

Registration Deadline

January 24

For More Information

Complete our inquiry form 
Email: cwd@rcc.mass.edu
Phone:  Calendly.com/rcclmiller

*This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations.*