High School Diploma 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!

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have completed the 8th grade.