Veterinary Assistant Program

Ross Medical Education Center - Veterinary Assistant

Looking for career training from an accredited Veterinary Assistant school?

Ross has Veterinary Assistant Training Programs throughout Michigan. Few jobs out there are as gratifying and personally fulfilling as those where you get to improve the lives and health of animals. As a Veterinary Assistant, you’ll do just that, while also enjoying the benefits of an exciting career field that offers a wealth of opportunities and is expected to grow by 14% through the year 2020.*

For some, it’s a calling. For others, it’s a chance to fulfill a lifelong dream. But no matter what brings you to the path of a career improving the lives and health of animals as a Veterinary Assistant, it takes a respected and challenging program to complete the journey. As a student in the Veterinary Assistant Program at Ross Medical Education Center, you’ll receive outstanding instruction and be positioned to achieve that goal.

Working as a Veterinary Assistant you’ll use a blend of clinical skills like animal anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and treatment methods with essential office skills like computers, medical records, and clerical procedures.

A Powerful Career in the Growing Field of Veterinary Health

When you enroll in Ross’ Veterinary Assistant Program, you’ll be on a path towards a fulfilling new career in a fast-growing field. In fact…

  • The need for veterinary assistants is projected to grow by 14 percent through the year 2020.*
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “job opportunities are expected to be excellent” for veterinary assistants.
  • You’ll be prepared to succeed in a variety of settings, including veterinary clinics, animal hospitals, and research laboratories.
  • An abundance of opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills in laboratory activities, guided practice, as well as real-world professional settings.
  • Clinical skills
    • veterinary/animal anatomy and physiology
    • medical terminology, and treatment methods
  • Essential office/administrative skills
    • computers and software
    • medical records and documentation
    • clerical procedures.
  • Preparation to function at an entry-level competency as a veterinary assistant to serve and work with veterinarians and all members of the veterinary medicine healthcare team.

Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,