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Veterinary

If you want to work with animals, take the first step toward a new career with one of Penn Foster's online veterinary training programs. These affordable programs are all offered online, and can be taken at your own pace. From accredited college degree programs to career diplomas and undergraduate certificates, you can find the veterinary training option that is right for you.

AVG SALARY*

$36,260/yr

NUMBER OF JOBS*

112,900

JOB GROWTH*

16%

Our Proven Veterinary Learning Model

Empowering students to reach their professional goals

Flexible

  • Self-paced
  • Online
  • Start anytime

Interactive

  • Digital textbooks
  • Interactive assessments
  • Audio and video content

Supportive

  • Credentialed Instructor assistance
  • Student Services
  • Student Community

Connected

  • Career services
  • Live support
  • Academic guidance

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Resources to help you choose the right veterinary program for you.

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Which is right for you?

Need help deciding which level of program to pursue?

Career Certificate

  1. Typically takes less than 6 months to complete
  2. Focus on job-specific skills needed for success in certain occupations
  3. For people looking to update their skills or pursue an interest in a field

Career Diploma

  1. Time to complete can vary depending on the program
  2. Provides the skills to prepare an individual to move to a new career path
  3. Help you prepare for industry recognized certifications

Undergraduate Certificate

  1. Typically takes less than a year to complete
  2. College credits may be applied to a future Penn Foster degree program
  3. Learn occupation specific skills for a new field

Associate Degree

  1. Multi-semester, long form college program
  2. Includes general education courses plus occupation specific curriculum
  3. Helps prepare people for occupations that require a degree

Bachelor's Degree

  1. Multi-semester, long form college program
  2. Includes general education course plush occupation specific curriculum
  3. Helps prepare people for occupations that require a degree

Looking for veterinary training for your workers?

Penn Foster currently works with hundreds of leading employers to meet their unique organizational needs.
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Veterinary Student Stories

Penn Foster’s veterinary training programs help students prepare for the next step in their veterinary career path. These programs have helped recent graduates learn at their own pace, find new jobs, and qualify for promotions. Learn more about their experiences and how Penn Foster worked for them.
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Galina R.

Veterinary Technician 2020 Graduate

"Having my degree with Penn Foster gave my future employer more confidence in me and allowed me to take National Veterinary Technician test, which elevated me above other candidates."

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Sources: 
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. "Veterinary Technologists and Technicians." Occupational Outlook Handbook. Accessed March 8, 2021. 

Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.