Program Facts

Credential: Diploma
Program Length: 8 months
Start Date: Monthly
Campuses: Riverside Campus & Huntington Park Campus
Telephone: (323) 585-9000

* Note: For additional course details and campus locations see Program Outline.

The Veterinary Assistant program at the American College of Healthcare and Technology (ACHT) in Riverside, California and Huntington Park, California gives students the skills needed to work in a veterinary office.

Veterinary Assistants play an important role as a member of the veterinary healthcare team that aids the veterinarian and veterinarian technician perform daily tasks. Our Veterinary Assistant Training program is designed to provide graduates with the basic skills necessary to assist a veterinarian and veterinary technician.

Students are introduced to basic animal nursing and animal care. Students will also learn computer basics, veterinary anatomy & physiology and terminology, office and hospital procedures and billing, pharmacology and vaccinations.

Where will you be next year?

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