Veterinary Science

 

 

Veterinary Science provides the opportunity to pursue a career in the animal care industry. 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.

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What You Should Know

Career Objectives:

  • Students enrolled in the Veterinary Science program will prepare for post-secondary education in Veterinary Sciences or employment in careers in a veterinary hospital, pet and pet supply store, grooming salons, kennel, animal humane societies, farms and ranches.

Prerequisites:

  • Veterinary Science is a Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved Tech Prep program. Students enrolled in this high priority occupation program are expected to take college prep academics as well as excel at their technical studies in order to qualify for advanced credits, reduced fees, or advanced standing at post-secondary institutions with which we have articulation agreements.

With Higher Education:

  • Students enrolled in the Veterinary Science program will prepare for post-secondary education in Veterinary Sciences or employment in careers in a veterinary hospital, pet and pet supply store, grooming salons, kennel, animal humane societies, farms and ranches.

 

Program Benefits

College Post-Secondary Opportunities:

  • This program is a great stepping stone for continued Veterinary Science education at colleges such as Harcum College, Manor College, and Delaware Valley College.
  • EASTERN has signed a new articulation agreement for EASTERN Veterinary Science students moving on to Harcum College, providing students with the opportunity to earn college credits through EASTERN’s Veterinary Science program while still in high school.
  • EASTERN Veterinary Science 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.