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Listed below are selected online schools with a brief description of their programs for Teachers and Administrators. For additional information click on the links below and then fill out the necessary information each school requests.


Animal Behavior College

Dog Trainer Program ---Grooming Program ----Veterinary Assistant Program

Animal Behavior College (ABC) is a highly reputable nationwide vocational school specializing in animal related career training courses. Their programs offer individuals a unique educational format by combining distance learning and a hands-on training component.The animal industry is amazing, rewarding, and very lucrative for everyone involved. Animal Behavior College currently has three certification programs: Certified Dog Trainer Course, Certified Veterinary Assistant Course, and a Certified Groomer Course.

Animal Behavior College

Kaplan College

The Associate of Occupational Studies in Veterinary Technology program focuses on the handling and health care management of a variety of species including—though not limited to—cats, dogs, exotics, lab animals, horses, cattle, small ruminants, and birds. The program provides you with both the classroom and clinical experience that you will need to apply for an entry-level position as a veterinary technician. Graduates of the program may be eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Examination.†

Kaplan College

San Joaquin Valley College

San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

San Joaquin Valley College

National American University -- Associate of Applied Science Degree

This is an 8-quarter program with the last quarter consisting of an externship during which students will work with a veterinarian in a veterinary office. The veterinary technology program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA), a division of the American Veterinary Medical Association. As a student in this program, you are trained to assist veterinarians in all aspects of a veterinary practice, including patient care, medical administration, surgical preparation, equipment maintenance, radiological procedures, laboratory procedures, public relations and office procedures. Upon graduation, the veterinary technician is qualified to take the National Veterinary Technician Exam and/or any other state exam required for registration, certification or licensure in that state.

National American University

Penn Foster -- Vetinary Technician --Online Associate of Science Degree

With Penn Foster College, you can earn your Associate of Science Degree as a Veterinary Technician.

Ace the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Graduates of the Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program consistently score 20%-30% higher than the national average on the VTNE and achieve a pass rate of 95%. Our graduates’ superior performance on the VTNE is a direct result of the instruction they receive from our faculty of experts that includes published authors, conference presenters, and officers and committee chairs of state and national veterinary technology education associations.

Practicum This program requires the student to enroll in two 225 hour practicums at the end of Semesters Two and Four.

Penn Foster

Vatterott College -- Vetinary Technology

The educational objective of the Veterinary Technician Associate of Applied Science Degree is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to accept entry-level positions upon graduation. Upon successful completion, graduates possess specific skills in the handling and restraint of animal patients, nursing care, veterinary office procedures, sterilization, radiology, pharmacology, hematology, blood chemistry, parasitology, microbiology procedures and surgical assistance. Graduates have a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, veterinary laboratory procedures as well as the sterile surgical techniques necessary for them to function successfully as Veterinary Technicians in veterinary clinics, hospitals, or research facilities.

Vatterott College

Stratford Career Institute -- Study at Home Program

Stratford's Veterinary Assistant Training offers comprehensive career education in many key aspects of animal science, including: • Examinations, Diagnostic Tests, and Records • Anesthesia, Surgery, and Medications • Animal Nutrition • Grooming • Wound Management • Preventative Health • Interactions with Owners • Record Keeping and Management and much more!

Stratford Career Institute



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