Veterinary Science

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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 each day. The hands-on experience gives you comfort and

confidence around a variety of different animal species.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Animal Anatomy and Physiology: Explore the structure and function of

the major organ systems as well as the function of blood flow in animals.

Apply these structures and functions to the animal industry.

Companion Animal Selection, Nutrition, and Mgmt: Apply animal

science practices to companion animals that include nutrient utilization,

breeding programs, facility/housing design, meal plans, training and

general care practices.

Veterinary Science: Investigate causes, symptoms, and treatment

of common diseases and develop preventative health management

plans which include pharmacology, radiology and imaging techniques,

principles of surgery and laboratory skills.

Animal Health: Perform animal health assessments. Utilize technology

to manage information and research issues affecting the industry.

Investigate pathogens and classify types of diseases and disorders.

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

NAVTA - Approved Vet Assistant Certificate (12 points)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Immediate Employment

Veterinary Assistant • Animal Groomer • Animal Lab Assistant •

Kennel Assistant

With Additional Training & Education

Veterinarian • Veterinary Technician • Animal Trainer •

Kennel Owner/Operator