Veterinary Technology Assistant

Apply Now Veterinary Technology Assistant application cycle is now closed.  This program will re-open later this year. Questions? Please call 303.365.8300.

At CCD, we offer you two options to get started on this fast-growing field: the veterinary technician associate degree program and the veterinary technician assistant certificate program.

About the Certificate

The veterinary technology assistant certificate program provides training in veterinary health and handling of a variety of domestic and exotic species, with the focus on tasks for assisting the veterinary technician and veterinarians.

As a program graduate you will be able to perform tasks that include:

  • Restrain and care for animals
  • Assist with post-surgical nursing and care
  • Assist in the laboratory
  • Learn office procedures

Who Should Apply

  • People who love animals
  • Recent high school or GED graduates
  • Those seeking a retraining opportunity
  • Short-term training option for students without academic credentials who have an interest in veterinary medicine
  • Career exploration with a limited investment of time and money


Tuition for the veterinary technology assistant program is $2,500. Other expenses to consider include books, which will cost about $200. Financial Aid is available to qualified students. Please apply for aid one semester prior to enrollment. For more information, contact Financial Aid and Scholarships at 303.556.2420.