Turn your love of animals into an exciting career! Veterinary Science provides the opportunity to prepare for careers in the animal care industry and will provide students with a working knowledge of small animal industries. In this two-year half-day program, students will learn to support veterinarians by providing assistance during animal examinations; treatment administration and monitoring; managing animal and related health record information; and how to perform a range of selected practice-related duties. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available in the program.
Career Pathways: Program prepares students for entry level employment in pet and pet supply stores, grooming salons, kennel, animal humane societies, farms and ranches. With further education and experience, students can find opportunities in occupations such as veterinary technician, veterinary assistant, and animal research.
Post-secondary/Advanced Placement: Students have continued their education at colleges such as Harcum College, Manor College and Delaware Valley University.Students who successfully complete EASTERN’s Veterinary Science program with an average grade of “B” or better may receive 3 credit hours for Harcum College’s ACM 101 – Introduction to Animal Center Management.
Industry Certifications: Students can earn Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 – Healthcare.
Grade of ‘C’ or better in Algebra I and II
Grade of ‘C’ or better in Biology or Advanced Science Course (College Prep Level)
High school GPA of 2.5 or higher
No Animal Allergies
No disciplinary issues at the participating high school
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Abington High School Alumni
Colony Club of Ambler Scholarship Award
Congress-Bundestag German Scholarship
Dr. Reva Winkler Memorial Award
Eastern Foundation Award
Educators’ Association Award
Huntingdon Valley Rotary Award
Post-Secondary Education Award
Robert I. Morrison Memorial Award
Ron Eberz Memorial Award
Rotary Club of Horsham (M. Earle Felber Scholarship)
SkillsUSA Advisors Award
Springfield Rotary Award (John McCook Memorial)
Student of the Month
Willow Grove Lions Club Award
Willow Grove Rotary Award (Service Above Self)
Each class at EASTERN competes for the Class Monthly Attendance Award. This is calculated based on the best attendance percentage of the AM and PM session.
EASTERN Equity Statement It is the policy of the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or national origin in its career and technical programs, activities or employment as required by Title VI, IX, Section 504, and the Americans With Disabilities Act. EASTERN provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. EASTERN will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in its career and technical programs. Further assurance is given that services, activities and facilities are acceptable to and usable by persons with handicaps. is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding the non-discrimination policies: Equity Coordinator, 3075 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090. Phone number 215-784-4800.
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Eastern Center for Arts and Technology 3075 Terwood Road Willow Grove, PA 19090
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