Introduction to Veterinary Assisting for High School Students

This course is open to students ages 14 – 17 who wish to explore veterinary careers. Learn about exciting careers in veterinary medicine and find out what Veterinary Assistants and Veterinary Technicians do on the job.  Get a behind the scenes tour of a veterinary hospital and learn the basics of animal behavior.  Employment opportunities for Veterinary Assistants and Veterinary Technicians will be covered.

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Instructions for Making Payments Online

Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to make payments online. These instructions work for both credit and non-credit (continuing education) courses.

Refund Policy

A full tuition refund can be made if you withdraw from your course at least one working day before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Workforce Development  and Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.


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For more information about courses, programs, and services, contact us by phone or email.
Phone: 860-343-5865
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 414