High School with Veterinary Assistant Pathway
Penn Foster

Program Details

Penn Foster High School Veterinary Assistant Career Pathway

Earn your high school diploma while taking the first steps toward a career as a veterinary assistant with Penn Foster’s Career Pathway program.

The High School Diploma Veterinary Assistant Career Pathway program is designed to help prepare high school students for a career in veterinary health. Along with a traditional high school curriculum, you’ll cover seven foundational veterinary assistant courses that can help you take the next steps toward accelerating your career in the field or prepare for furthering your education.

Courses in the Veterinary Assistant Pathway include:

  • Behavior, Handling, and Restraint
  • Child Care Professional 2: Observation techniques
  • Small and Large Animal Nursing

And you can earn your diploma around your schedule, whenever and wherever works for you!

Requirements

  • Applicants must have completed the 8th grade
  • High school transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Penn Foster Accreditation and Licenses

  • Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. And, nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
  • Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
  • Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.