Program

Medical Career & Technical College is recognized as an approved educational institution with American Allied Health and a recognized testing site for graduates of the Veterinary Assistant program to sit for the examination as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. Only individuals who graduate from a recognized academic program such as ours can sit for the national certification examination and be acknowledged as a Certified Veterinary Assistant.

Our students also receive FREE Pet CPR Certification!

Classes

Classes are taught in a subject-focused curriculum where the student takes only 1 course at a time and attends just 2 days per week. The classes meet from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on either a Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday, or Wednesday/Friday depending on the class schedule for that term.

Program Length: 36 Weeks
Total Clock Hours: 600

  • Medical Terminology – 84 Contact Hours
  • Anatomy/Physiology – 84 Contact Hours
  • Veterinary Assistant I – 84 Contact Hours
  • Veterinary Assistant II – 84 Contact Hours
  • Veterinary Assistant III – 84 Contact Hours
  • Veterinary Assistant Externship – 180 Contact Hours

Program Cost

Tuition: $8,900
Fees Total: $1625

Application Fee, Liability Insurance, Lab/Supply Fees, Graduation Fee, CPR and First Aid Certification, Program Fee

  • Textbooks: Included!
  • Certification Exam: Included!
  • Pet CPR Certification: Included!
  • Other Costs not included: Uniforms
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The Veterinary Assistant Professional is for the animal lovers of the world! The Vet Assistant performs a variety of duties including performing laboratory work, administering medications, assisting the Veterinarian with examinations and procedures, sterilize surgical instruments, monitor vital signs, provide education and guidance to the pet owners, and care for the animals. Although many Veterinary Assistants work in small-animal offices, our program offers large animal education too thereby expanding job opportunities!

Main Campus
630 Eastern Bypass
Richmond, KY 40475

Separate Educational Center
975 Hustonville Road, Suite #1
Danville, KY 40422

Separate Educational Center
2424 Sir Barton Way, #125
Lexington, KY 40509

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Medical Career & Technical College is Institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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