Veterinary Assistant Program Tuition & Scholarship Opportunities
Tuition Costs for United States and Canadian Students
Enrolling in vet assistant school is a smart choice if you are serious about a career in veterinary medicine. Lots of people dream of becoming a veterinarian’s assistant and working with animals. As a result, there can be stiff competition for jobs. However, successful completion of a certification program can give you a leg up in your job hunt.
Certification programs vary in cost, quality, and scholarship opportunities. Animal Behavior College offers one of only a very few select online programs approved by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA). Tuition for the ABC Veterinary Assistant Program ranges from $2,999 USD to $5,630 USD, depending on your payment arrangement and available discounts.* We have a plan for everyone! No credit checks!
This cost covers your online veterinary assistant course as well as the hands-on training portion of the program with an ABC Mentor Trainer.
- All required digital study materials (approximately 975 pages)
- 46 educational videos
- ABC Veterinary Assistant Scrubs
- Minimum of 100 hours in a veterinary facility
- Student support from your appointed Program Manager
- Pet CPR and First Aid Certification (good for 2 years)
- Lifetime certification as an ABC Veterinary Assistant (ABCVA) upon successful completion
- ABC Alumni Membership
Full Scholarships Available to Qualified U.S. Military Spouses
Animal Behavior College is proud to be a part of the MyCAA Financial Assistance program. This program offers eligible military spouses up to $4,000 of tuition assistance that can be used toward their veterinary assistant course.
The MyCAA provides 100% tuition assistance to all eligible applicants. Eligible applicants include spouses of Active Duty members of the Department of Defense and activated members of the National Guard and Reserve Components. For more detailed eligibility requirements, visit our Military Spouse Benefits page.
Since our NAVTA-approved Veterinary Assistant Program qualifies for a full tuition scholarship under MyCAA, applicants can get started with only a $75 application fee. To learn more about your eligibility, call 800-795-3294.
Payment Arrangements and Available Discounts for United States and Canadian Students
|You Pay||You Save||When you||Payment Method|
|Pay in full by the enrollment deadline – Call us at 800-795-3294 to get the enrollment deadline||Credit card, money order or check|
|$3,300.00 USD||$2,330.00 USD||Pay a $1,720.00 USD initial deposit and pay 5 successive payments of $316.00 USD||Credit card, money order or check|
|$3,400.00 USD||$2,230.00 USD||Pay a $1,265.00 USD initial deposit and pay 5 successive payments of $427.00 USD||Credit card, money order or check|
|$3425.00 USD||$2205.00 USD||Pay a $999.00 USD initial deposit and pay 12 monthly payments of $202.17 USD||Credit card, money order, check|
|$4,200.00 – $5,630.00 USD||Varies||Pay through a third-party. Range depends on necessary reporting, invoicing and additional paperwork.||Varies|
*Ask about our discount for Active Military and Veterans who enroll in our distance learning courses
100% Financing Available to Eligible U.S. and Canadian Students
Please contact us directly to discuss eligibility requirements and payment arrangements customized to fit your needs. Financing your education allows you to learn now and pay later. Our amazing finance plans have many benefits.
- You can save up to $2,631 USD today
- Very low monthly payments (as low as $165 USD per month)
- Quick and easy application process
- No prepayment penalties for early pay off of loan
*Financing options are serviced by Tuition Options
Veterinary Assistant Program Requirements
- Physical Requirements
- Veterinary Assistant Program Course Catalog
- Annual Reports
- Performance Fact Sheet
We accept checks, money orders and all major credit cards.
California residents are subject to pay California sales tax on all materials
*Additional shipping and handling charges may apply.