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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Florida

There are eight schools in the state of Florida offering veterinary assistant programs. 259 students graduated from programs at Florida veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 136 of all these students graduated with certificates and 99 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

258 students graduate from programs in Florida in veterinary assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 136 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates, 99 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a bachelor's level degree.

Eight veterinary assistant schools are in Florida. And of these, one school is private, while seven schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $2,822 to $2,847.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $2,836.

Florida veterinary assistant schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in veterinary assisting pursued degrees at the masters level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

258 students graduate from programs in Florida in veterinary assisting, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 136 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates, 99 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a bachelor's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 45
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 135
  • Certificate 2009: 134
  • Certificate 2010: 136
  • Associate 2006: 107
  • Associate 2007: 76
  • Associate 2008: 105
  • Associate 2009: 103
  • Associate 2010: 99
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 18
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 24

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of nine veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, close to 44.4% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16390
  • 25th Percentile: 18050
  • Median: 20830
  • 75th Percentile: 24220
  • 90th Percentile: 28530

Career Trends

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19540
  • Median Salary 2007: 19540
  • Median Salary 2008: 19580
  • Median Salary 2009: 20070
  • Median Salary 2010: 20830
  • Total Employed 2006: 4130
  • Total Employed 2007: 4070
  • Total Employed 2008: 4380
  • Total Employed 2009: 4250
  • Total Employed 2010: 3980

Florida vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Florida vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.643% (3980)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Florida

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1. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Jacksonville

10255 Fortune Parkway- Suite501
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 363-6221

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Jacksonville is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is near Jacksonville, FL. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers five certificates and three associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 1,002 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school. This school offers subjects including sonography and allied health. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

2. The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center

1014 SW 7th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471-3172
(352) 671-7200

The Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center, which is very close to Ocala, Florida, is in a rural setting and it offers one veterinary assistant program. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assistant programs.

3. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and this school offers one veterinary assistant program. 508 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this technical college, overall. This school ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

4. Westside Tech

955 E Story Rd
Winter Garden, FL 34787-3733
(407) 905-2018

Westside Tech offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school is located in the suburbs of Winter Garden, Florida. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

5. The Sanford-Brown Institute - Ft Lauderdale

1201 W. Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 308-7400

The Sanford-Brown Institute-Ft Lauderdale is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 5.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered eight certificates and one associates level degree by it. In 2010, 1,069 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. It offers subjects including ultrasound technology, veterinary assisting, and medical assisting. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Florida Institute of Animal Arts

3776 Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792
(407) 657-5033

The Florida Institute of Animal Arts is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and it offers one veterinary assistant program. 243 students pursue degrees in two programs at this vocational school, overall. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assistant programs.

7. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Of those, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in veterinary assisting and one veterinary assistant degree at the bachelor's level. This school is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assistant programs.

8. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is located in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida and it offers one veterinary assistant program. Overall, 18,096 students seek degrees in 76 Brevard Community College programs. This community college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in veterinary assisting.

9. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1949. It is in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers subjects including x ray tech, business management, and automotive technology. This school offers students 29 certificates and 27 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 8,766 students pursued degrees from the 47 programs at CF. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

10. Florida Gateway College

Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
(386) 752-1822

Florida Gateway College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1947. It is in Lake City, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college offers subjects such as cosmetology and health information. This community college offers students 28 certificates and 19 associates level degrees. 3,032 students sought degrees from the 40 programs at this college in 2010. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

11. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL and this college offers one veterinary assistant program. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assisting.

12. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown and MDC offers one program in veterinary assisting. Miami Dade is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Florida offering veterinary assisting.

13. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. Daytona State, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona State is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Florida. Students are offered 41 certificates, 42 associates level degrees, and six degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 18,497 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this public school. It offers subjects including allied health and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.