Veterinary Technology Office Assistant Online Program

Technical Certificate

This veterinary technology office assistant certificate program will prepare individuals for a position working as veterinary technology office assistants in veterinary hospitals.  Individuals completing this certificate will obtain training in veterinary office skills, communication skills, medical terminology, animal breed identification, medical record keeping, veterinary drug dosage calculations, and the basics of animal agriculture. This certificate is designed to provide individuals with the skills necessary to be successfully employed in a veterinary office setting.

The courses designed within this certificate (18 credit hours) can be taken fall or spring or divided between the two semesters. 

Fall, Spring, or Summer - 10 Credit Hours 
COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
VT126Veterinary Medical Terminology1
AG149Principles of Animal Science3
EN176English Composition I3
VT116
Orientation to Veterinary Technology1
Fall, Spring, or Summer - 8 Credit Hours 
COURSE NO.COURSE NAMECR HR(S)
MA109 Math for Veterinary Technicians2
 Oral Communication General Ed.3
VT119 Breeds of Domestic Animals1
VT121Medical Records & Veterinary Office Skills2
Total Required Hours to Graduate 16