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The next training cohort begins January 4, 2021.

Carroll’s Veterinary Assistant Training Program is approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) and consists of four non-credit courses that include a supervised clinical practicum, totaling 250 hours of training.

Prerequisites: Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED®. Students must either validate previous successful college courses (C or above in reading and math) or complete the Reading and Math Assessment test before registering for the Veterinary Assistant courses. To validate previous successful college in reading and math, attach a copy of your transcript to your registration form.

To take the Reading and Math Assessment Tests: Make an appointment by calling the Carroll Community College Admissions Office at 410-386-8430. When scheduling your appointment, identify yourself as a Continuing Education student and indicate the course you are taking. If you have taken the Reading and Math Assessment Test prior to taking previous credit or non-credit courses, please indicate this on your registration form.

Important Cost Information:

  • Carroll County residents: DEDUCT $10 per course
  • Maryland Non-Carroll County residents: DEDUCT $5 per course
  • Maryland Senior Adults: pay fees only. Fees are detailed in the shopping cart and on your receipt.
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