4-H Vet Science Certificate Program


Are you a high school student wanting to learn about the veterinary profession? The 4-H Veterinary Science Certificate Program is here for you!  Specifics about the program are below. 

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  • Available to 4-H students ages 14-19
  • Online classroom available at courses.uada.edu 
  • Adults participate as 4-H Volunteer Leaders
  • Curriculum is based on the book Veterinary Science: Preparatory Training for the Veterinary Assistant 
  • Curriculum provides 100 lessons and 50 activities
  • Lessons and activities are coordinated by county 4-H Program Leaders
  • Students have access to veterinarians and veterinary technicians as mentors
  • After completion of the program, students will be eligible to take an exam for certification as a veterinary assistant

Contact your County Extension Office  to learn more about joining or starting a program in your county and to receive an enrollment key for the online classroom!

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