Students gain skills and experience in the veterinary field through classroom, on-site clinic lab, and job-shadowing. Curriculum includes: basic animal care, veterinary/medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, lab techniques and procedures, nutrition, grooming techniques, CPR/ first aid, and practical skills applicable to the industry. Completing this program meets the university requirement of one year experience caring for animals to enter veterinary programs. In addition to classroom work, second-year students complete internships at local animal care sites and earn clinical hours required for certification.
Instructor: Melody Warner