Veterinary Assistant Certification

An offering by Metropolitan Community College

This 100-hour program introduces participants to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine. Participants learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. Topics include interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, and how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also covered to provide the participant with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office. Participants learn through classroom instruction and hands-on labs. Textbooks included in tuition. NWCA National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Veterinary Assistant (VET) Exam.

Prerequisite is High School Diploma or equivalent.

Nebraska Gap Assistance and WIOA tuition assistance in available to Nebraska residents who qualify! To determine if you qualify for funding, contact MCC at

For more information on this course or program of study, contact the MCC Workforce Innovation Division at
Elkhorn, NE
1st March, 2022
End Date
10th May, 2022
Start Time
6:00 PM
End Time
9:30 PM
Repeats every week
on Tuesday, Thursday
Science - Agriculture
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