The Veterinary Science program is designed to give you a head start towards a career in the Veterinary field. Veterinary science students handle and provide care for a variety of animals on a daily basis. The basic hands-on experience gives students comfort and confidence around a variety of different animal species. In the lab setting, students learn to restrain an animal, set up laboratory samples, assist in surgery, perform grooms on customer pets and create preventative health management plans. Students also study animal behavior, medical terminology and training practices.


Preparation for Veterinary Assistant Certification

Program of Study
  • Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • Companion Animal Selection, Nutrition and Management
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Health
  • 2 credits-English
  • 2 credits-Math (Algebra 2 and Advanced Math)
  • 2 credits-Science (Anatomy & Physiology and Zoology)
  • 2 credits-Social Studies (American Government & Elective)

Career Opportunities
  • Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Animal Groomer
  • Animal Trainer
  • Animal Research Lab AssistantA cat in a cage.Kennel Owner/Operator
  • Veterinary Office Worker
  • Natural Wildlife Specialist
  • Zoologist

Is This You?
  • I love animals
  • I am good at science
  • I am a problem solver
  • I am detail oriented

Student Organization