Veterinary Assistant with Externship

With more than 85 million households owning at least one pet, the veterinary field is a growing field!

Veterinary Assistants are valued team members in veterinary practices, clinics, and hospitals.  They work with veterinarians and veterinary technicians to provide quality care for healthy, sick, and injured animals.  This online program is taught by in real-time by live-instructor in a virtual classroom using Zoom technology.  Students will have opportunity to interact with their instructor and fellow classmates.  Students will receive training on the correct handling and care of pets, learn proper examination procedures, and discover how to check for signs of illness and injury.  Additional topics covered include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and acronyms, nutrition, legal, ethical, and professional standards, and maintenance and management of a veterinary practice.  Upon successful completion of the online training, students will be placed in a 40-hour externship at a local veterinary practice, clinic or animal hospital. 

Must be 18+ years to be placed in externship.  Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet and access to a printer in order to participate.  

This class is entry level and specifically NOT a Veterinary Technician class, which requires a two-year degree program or equivalent.

*Textbook(s) and uniform for externship purchased separately

Salary Information: $32,480 Annual Mean Wage in California.



Name of InstitutionDatesScheduleTuitionPayment PlanRegistration
Mt. San Jacinto College9/14/20-12/9/20ONLINE
Monday & Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$1,300MSJC Payment Plan
San Leandro Adult School9/14/20-12/9/20ONLINE
Monday & Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

CTS payment plan

To pay in full:
Details Price Qty
Full Payment$1,199.00 (USD)  Expired


  • Refund Policy: Career Training Solutions adheres to San Leandro Adult School’s refund policy which is as follows: No refund of any fees unless a class is canceled. No transfer of fees. No exceptions to this policy. In the event of program cancellation, full payment will be refunded within 10 business days.
  • Online Information Session: 8/15/20, 11 am.  Click here to register and receive Zoom link
  • Questions:
    (888) 308-0737


Get Started with Your Next Career Today.

Learn more how Career Training Solutions can help you on your journey.