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Veterinary Clinical Assistant

Quick Program Facts

Program Description

Prepare to take the Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) exam and get started on your career as a veterinary clinical assistant!

Your love of animals could be a career!

As the metroplex grows, the number of pets increases, and the need for caring qualified veterinary clinical assistants grows too.

Organizations like these need veterinary clinical assistants:

  • Private clinics
  • Laboratories
  • Animal hospitals
  • Animal shelters
  • Zoos

Prepare to Work in a Veterinary Setting

In our program, you will learn about:

  • Basic patient evaluations
  • Techniques for managing veterinary patients during clinical visits
  • Preparing and assisting with surgical procedures
  • Laboratory and pharmacology orders

Plus, you will gain hands-on workplace experience during the practicum course.

Eligibility Requirements

You must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be proficient in English (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a clean criminal record

Course List

Check course availability

Go to the Course Catalog under the Academics menu in MyTCCTrack and search for courses and course sections. Under the Advanced Search tab select the appropriate CE term. (Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May) 

How to Apply

Get started: Apply & register for class



B.R. Johnson Career & Technical Center / Crowley Collegiate Academy

Demetrice Thompson
Manager of the Career & Technical Education (CATE) Center

Visit 1900 Longhorn Trail
Crowley, Texas 76036
How to get to the B.R. Johnson Career and Technical Center/Crowley Collegiate Academy (PDF)Listen

Call 817-515-2100



Updated August 02, 2021