Certificate of Completion of Veterinary Science Program
Certificates of Completion are presented with Veterinary Assistant (VA) designation to all students who successfully complete the curriculum of 100 lessons, and 50 activities, and/or 200 hours of coursework education and an apprenticeship of a minimum of 300 work hours in job-training positions under appropriate supervision:
- Clinical track: veterinarian or credentialed veterinary technician
- One Health track: One Health professional
- Laboratory track: laboratory professional
Students who complete the curriculum and apprenticeship are classified as a Veterinary Assistant and receive a Completion of Program certificate and possibly an Award of Excellence, based on performance.
Acceptable level to receive the Certificate of Completion is 100% completion of the assigned lessons and activities with a minimum grade of 70 on the lesson questions and activity reports, and work hours. Certificates and awards may be presented each year for the year completed; for Year 1, Year 2 and so forth.
Apprenticeship options include private veterinary clinics, animal shelters, farms and ranches, rehabilitation centers, veterinary technician schools, zoos, slaughter plants, livestock auction sales and major livestock shows. The student and veterinarian document the hours in volunteer or salaried job-training positions.
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