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Veterinary Care & Management

Associate of Applied Science

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Career Opportunities 

Prepares graduates for positions in the veterinary industry or small businesses related to the caring for animals including retail, breeding, groomers, training, or boarding facilities.


  • Veterinary Office Manager
  • Veterinary Care Specialist
  • Animal Caretakers
  • Small Animal Business Owner or Manager

What You Will Learn

  • Veterinary terminology, animal handling skills, and safety practices in a veterinary medical setting. 
  • To recognize normal and abnormal domestic animal behavior as well as strategies for behavior modification.
  • Veterinary nursing principles in managing the care of animals.
  • Business skills to allow you to run a small and micro business including supervision, accounting, and marketing. 
  • Humane and ethical veterinary patient care and business practices.

Course Catalog

Flexible Courses

We have identified the best features of in-person and virtual learning, brought them together, and created an innovative and flexible education designed for the modern learner. All courses run on a two-week term calendar where learners take one course at a time. Each class meets in person regularly with day, weekend, and evening options available. In addition, courses leverage HyFlex instruction to enhance classroom learning. Using this flexible approach, learners leverage tools such as discussion boards, academic support resources, videos, and project-based assignments to demonstrate their understanding of the content. Our facility in New Gloucester, Maine, is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms deploying cutting–edge technology, laboratories, conference rooms, co-working/study spaces, and more to support and enhance teaching and learning.

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Technical Institute for Environmental Professions
70 Farm View Drive, Suite 200
Freeport Hall – Pineland Farms
New Gloucester, Maine 04260

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