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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

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

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 June 02, 2022