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Animal and Veterinary Science

Students enrolled in the Animal and Veterinary Science program will: 

  • Develop veterinary clinical skills such as assessing animal health and administering medications.
  • Raise a variety of animals, including sheep, pigs, chinchillas, snakes, and ferrets.
  • Work in a team with other students to manage a daycare for dogs in our licensed kennels. 

 


          


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Units of Study

  • Orientation & Safety
  • Office & Hospital Procedures
  • Communication & Client Relations
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Examination Room Procedures
  • Animal Nursing
  • Surgical Preparation & Assisting Laboratory Procedures
  • Radiology & Ultrasound Imaging
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology

Industry Credentials

Animal Technology students can earn the following certifications and credentials in high school:

  • CareerSafe OSHA
  • Pet First Aid and CPR
  • Youth Pork Quality Assurance
  • NAVTA Vet Assisting

College Articulation

  • Bucks County Community College
  • Harcum College

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Nonfarm Animal Caretaker: $17,550 - $35,860
  • Veterinary Assistants: $18,060 - $36,690
  • Veterinary Technicians: $21,890 - $47,410 

Career Opportunities

  • Animal Technician
  • Animal Care Provider
  • Kennel Technician
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Animal Lab Technician
  • Grooming Assistant
  • Zookeeper Assistant
  • Wildlife Conservation Officer

Program Costs

  • Uniform: $27 - $32
  • Safety Boots: $35

Instructor:  Caitlyn Danka
Email: cdanka@ubtech.org
Phone: 215-795-2911 x234