Rock Valley College

Veterinary Assistant

This program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs. Clinical Externship: As part of this Veterinary Assistant program, you will be eligible to participate in a 40 hour clinical externship.

No refunds 7 days prior to class start date. NO CLASS, November 27.

Current Term (Fall 2019)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Veterinary Assistant Program
10/7/19 - 12/16/19
Mon/Wed 6:00pm-9:30pm CLII 120
All Available
Sat 9:00am-3:00pm CLII 120
Sat 9:00am-3:00pm CLII 120
Sat 9:00am-3:00pm CLII 120
Sat 9:00am-3:00pm CLII 120
Sat 9:00am-3:00pm CLII 120

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.

Healthcare E-Learning: Veterinary Assistant Program

Health Ed Today E-learning courses are highly interactive and provide students with an enriched learning experience. These courses were developed through a partnership with leading education organizations including Pearson Education, E-College and Condensed Curriculum International.

NOTE: Ask us about national or state certification opportunities through these courses! Courses include: 24 hour a day instructor support and course mentors, engaging labs, student exercises and course videos, all textbooks, workbooks and student materials, and a new “Career Services” website.

Veterinary Assistant Program: $1,899

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