LHU Clearfield to Offer Evening Veterinary Assistant Program

CLEARFIELD, PA – The Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus will be offering an evening Veterinary Assistant Program. This 100 hour Veterinary Assistant program introduces students to the exciting and growing field of veterinary medicine.

WHAT:          Veterinary Assistant Program

WHEN:          Mondays and Wednesdays, September 8th through December 17th, 2014,

                      6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

WHERE:       LHU Clearfield Campus

WHO:           Shannon Tyson, (570) 484.3131 or styson@lhup.edu

Students will learn about the care of animals as well as how to recognize signs of illness and disease. This program also covers interpersonal communication, interaction with clients and their animals, as well as how to assist the veterinarian during examinations. Administrative duties, such as fee collection, banking, and accounts payable are also emphasized to provide the student with the skills necessary to maintain an efficient front office.  Students will enjoy learning through classroom lecture as well as hands on labs.   Note: this program does not include a national or state certification or a clinical rotation as part of its overall objectives.

This program includes 100 course contact hours. Tuition for this course is $1,899 which includes all textbooks. 

For more information on this or other programs offered by the Workforce and Continuing Education

Department at Lock Haven University Clearfield, in partnership with Condensed Curriculum International, please visit http://www.lhup.edu/About/finance_administration/workforce/clearfieldopportunities.html

For more information on Lock Haven University’s Clearfield Campus, visit www.LHUP.edu/Clearfield, email clearfieldadmissions@LHUP.edu, or call (814) 768.3405.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.