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Health Programs

Veterinary Assistant

Who Can Enroll

High School Students Only

Veterinary assistants provide proper illness and wellness care for animals, and assist in the care of animals during and after surgery. Students gain hands-on experience, conduct clinical observations, and work with animals and with veterinary teams.

Avg. Oklahoma Salary

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Hourly Annually
$8.08 - $14.98 $16,810 - $31,160
Career Paths
  • Veterinary Assistant
Education Path

Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine, or other related field

Student Organizations

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)