Veterinary Science

Services Academy

Program Overview

Current Projects

  • Volunteer work with various animal rescue groups and shelters.
  • Equine Judging Competitions



Certifications Earned as Part of the Program

  • Animal Science
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Fear Free Animal Handling
  • FFA State Degree
  • CPR

You May Also Be Ready for...

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician


The prepare youth and adults to enter, compete and advance in an ever changing world of work.

CCTC's Mission Statement

To prepare youth and adults to enter, compete and advance in an ever changing world of work.

Program Mission

This program combines the use of an online curriculum, hands-on skills, and work experience in a veterinary hospital with both large and small animal exposure. The Veterinary Science program gives students a head start in the veterinary industry. This experience will provide a solid foundation for students who wish to advance to a post-secondary program in veterinary medicine or other careers in veterinary medicine.

Students will learn causes, symptoms, and treatment of common diseases with special emphasis on developing preventative health management plans and breeding programs. Topics include veterinary pharmacology, radiology and imaging techniques, principles of surgery, safe laboratory skills, and the concepts of ethics and professionalism in the workplace. Students will develop skills in inquiry and statistical methods. Throughout the course, learners will utilize principles of technology to manage information systems, and research issues affecting the industry.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this Class Can Get to Work as:

  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Kennel Technician
  • Assistant Groomer

This Program Puts Students on the Path to:

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician


Caitlyn Childers (Class of 2015)

After graduation from CCTC attended MCTC in Huntington, earned her LVT and is gainfully employed at Proctorville Animal Clinic

Selena Bragg (Class of 2018)

Is finishing up her last year in the Collins Adult Ed Ultrasound Program, where she has focused on becoming a cardiac sonographer.

Cambria Nutter (Class of 2019)

Cam started working at Proctorville Animal Clinic during her senior year at Collins and has since become a full time employee.

Timmy Littlejohn (Class of 2020)

After graduation has become a full time assistant at the Tri State Animal ER and has plans to further his education.

A graduate can expect to have the ability to work in any machine shop, large factory, or manufacturing company; even hospitals and pharmacies have “robots.”
No. You will have enough training that you could go right to work if that's what you desire. Post secondary options are available.
No, you will have the opportunity to learn any necessary computer skills as part of the academy curriculum.