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Discover Your Potential with Veterinary Assistant Training in Troy, Ohio!

Do you like to work with animals? Do you want a career where you can help animals heal and make families happy? Training to become a Veterinary Assistant or Veterinary Technician in Troy, Ohio can turn your love of animals into a fulfilling career.

We offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary Technology. This program can be completed in as little as two years, meaning you can complete your education in half the time of a traditional four-year college!

We’ve helped students all over the Troy, Huber Heights, Springboro, Miamisburg, Kettering and Springfield areas of Ohio complete the Veterinary Technology program, and we can help you, too. 


We provide our graduates with Lifetime Career Assistance.


We’ll help you every step of the way making enrolling simple and stress-free.

How to Become a Veterinary Technician

When you enroll in Miami-Jacobs Career College’s Veterinary Technology program, you will be preparing yourself for an exciting new career. Our qualified instructors come to class with experience the Veterinary Technician field. Their skills will teach you how to become a Vet Tech. Here are some of the classes you’ll take:

  • Introduction to Veterinary Technology: This class will introduce you to the profession of Veterinary Technology. You’ll cover basic terminology, veterinary medicine, regulatory agencies and private practices.
  • Diseases of Small Animals: In this class, you will learn about disease mechanisms, immunology and the treatment of small animals.
  • Veterinary Nutrition: To be an effective Veterinary Assistant, you’ll need to know the basics of proper animal nutrition. In this class, you will learn about animals’ dietary needs.

In addition to these and other classes, you will also participate in an externship where you get hands-on practice working with animals. You can find more detailed information on our externship course by downloading our Course Catalog.

Get Your Veterinary Assistant Training at Miami-Jacobs in Troy, Ohio

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree from our Veterinary Technology program, you will have the skills needed to enter the workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for Veterinary Technicians is expected to increase 30% by the year 2022*. Here are two careers you could pursue after graduation:

Veterinary Assistant

Pet lovers turn to Veterinary Assistants in order to keep their animals healthy and safe. You’ll use your knowledge and skills to care for injured and ill animals by administering medicine and educating owners about proper animal care.

Veterinary Technician

As a Veterinary Technician, it will be your job to help veterinarians by performing lab tests and even helping during surgeries. You’ll keep pet owners calm by helping them understand lab results and procedures.

Start Your Future Career with Veterinary Assistant Training! Call Today to Get Started!

You can turn your love of animals into an exciting and fulfilling career. With hands-on training, you will gain the training necessary to become a Veterinary Technician. Start your future today by calling 866.865.8067, or by clicking here to request more information. 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at