Veterinary assistants care for the well-being of animals in animal hospitals and clinics by performing routine tasks under the supervision of veterinarians, veterinary technologists and technicians. Working as a veterinary assistant can be a good way to get started on your path to other jobs in animal health.
Students interested in earning the Veterinary Assistant Certificate can enroll in the courses below. The general education courses can be taken at any MCC campus. The program specific courses will be offered at select campuses during certain semesters.
Offered during spring, summer and fall sessions
Hybrid class offered during spring and fall sessions
The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association requires the completion of eighteen (18) college credit hours in management related courses to sit for the certification examination.
MCC offers online and on campus management related courses to help you achieve your goal.
The following management related courses are offered online:
Visit the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association website for requirements for the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager examination.