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Vet Career Pathway

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Vet Career Pathway

Students with a passion for animals can explore a career in veterinary science with our vet career pathway program. This online high school vocational pathway teaches the fundamentals of the veterinary field and prepares students to pursue our Veterinary Assistant certificate program after graduation. Students who complete the vet career pathway are able to transfer credits toward USCI’s Vet Assistant certificate program.

Expected Veterinary Career Pathway Outcomes

USCI’s online high school diploma program with the vet career pathway offers a DEAC accredited high school with veterinary electives that prepare students to continue their education through our veterinary assistant certificate program upon graduation. After completing our vet career pathway program students can expect to be able to use appropriate veterinary terminology while working with animals to communicate with veterinary technicians, clients, and veterinarians in a veterinary care environment.

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Vet Career Pathway Course Requirements

Along with the general high school requirements, students in the vet career pathway are required to complete 4 vet elective credits as part of their 24 credits to graduate.

Course Code: Course Name: Credits:
AN001 Animal Care I 0.5
AN002 Animal Care II 0.5
AN003 Animal Care III 0.5
AN004 Animal Care IV 0.5
CD003 Career Preparedness 0.5
CD001 Career Development Strategies 1 0.5
CD002 Career Development Strategies 2 0.5
CD001 Introduction to Speech 0.5

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USCI does not guarantee the transferability of its credits to any other institution or acceptance of its diploma to meet college entrance requirements or requirements of potential employers. The acceptance of transfer academic credits and academic credentials to another institution is determined by the receiving institution. Courses in U.S. Career Institute’s high school program may or may not transfer to other institutions and depends solely on the receiving institution’s criteria and determination.