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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Michigan

There are 12 Michigan schools offering veterinary assistant programs. 175 students graduated with degrees from Michigan veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 140 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 24 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 176 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Michigan per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting, 140 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a bachelor's level degree.

12 veterinary assistant schools are in this state. Of these, seven schools are private, while five schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school is $11,152, while tuition at a private veterinary assistant school varies from $7,380 to $19,790.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $10,887. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $19,790 each year, is at Siena Heights University, the lowest tuition in Michigan, which is $7,380 per year, is at Baker College of Cadillac.

Michigan veterinary assistant schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in veterinary assisting sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

On average, 176 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Michigan per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Specifically, 11 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting, 140 with an associate's level degree, and 24 with a bachelor's level degree.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 130
  • Associate 2007: 149
  • Associate 2008: 136
  • Associate 2009: 150
  • Associate 2010: 140
  • Bachelor 2006: 18
  • Bachelor 2007: 24
  • Bachelor 2008: 32
  • Bachelor 2009: 17
  • Bachelor 2010: 24

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, about 69.2% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 2

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: 16900
  • 25th Percentile: 18810
  • Median: 21790
  • 75th Percentile: 25700
  • 90th Percentile: 31230

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: 21080
  • Median Salary 2007: 22120
  • Median Salary 2008: 21350
  • Median Salary 2009: 21360
  • Median Salary 2010: 21790
  • Total Employed 2006: 2450
  • Total Employed 2007: 2710
  • Total Employed 2008: 2680
  • Total Employed 2009: 2660
  • Total Employed 2010: 2200

Michigan vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Michigan vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 3.119% (2200)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Michigan

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1. Baker College of Cadillac

9600 E 13th St
Cadillac, MI 49601-9600
(231) 876-3101

Baker College of Cadillac offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a 4-year institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

2. Baker College of Flint

1050 West Bristol Road
Flint, MI 48507-5508
(810) 766-4000

Baker College of Flint offers one veterinary assistant program and it is located in the suburbs of Flint, Michigan. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Michigan.

3. The Wayne County Community College District

801 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 496-2600

The Wayne County Community College District, which is near the center of the city, is located in Detroit, MI and this college offers one veterinary assistant program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

4. Baker College of Jackson

2800 Springport Rd
Jackson, MI 49202-1290
(517) 789-6123

Baker College of Jackson offers one veterinary assistant program and BC is located in the suburbs of Jackson, Michigan. It is a 4-year institution. Baker is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assistant programs.

5. Baker College of Port Huron

3403 Lapeer Road
Port Huron, MI 48060
(810) 985-7000

Baker College of Port Huron is in the suburbs of Port Huron, Michigan and Baker offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 1,776 students pursue degrees in 71 Baker programs. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assisting.

6. Baker College of Clinton Township

34950 Little Mack Ave
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 791-6610

Baker College of Clinton Township is located in the suburbs of Clinton Township, Michigan and Baker offers one veterinary assistant program. Overall, 6,265 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, this mid-sized school ranks fifth in the state of Michigan.

7. Macomb Community College

14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48088-3896
(586) 445-7999

Macomb Community College, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Warren, MI and this college offers one program in veterinary assisting. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This big college is the oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in veterinary assisting.

8. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College is in the center of Lansing and it offers one veterinary assistant program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assistant programs.

9. Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Michigan State University, which is very close to East Lansing, Michigan, is located in a rural area. MSU offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Out of those, this big university offers students one veterinary assistant certificate and one bachelor's level veterinary assisting degree. Overall, 46,985 students seek degrees in 339 Michigan State University programs. This university is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assisting.

10. Bay de Noc Community College

2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829-2511
(906) 786-5802

Bay de Noc Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and it is in Escanaba, MI. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assisting.

11. Siena Heights University

1247 E. Siena Heights Dr
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 263-0731

Siena Heights University is in Adrian, MI and this school offers one program in veterinary assisting. In terms of enrollment, Sienna ranks second in the state of Michigan.

12. Baker College of Muskegon

1903 Marquette Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
(231) 777-8800

Baker College of Muskegon is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering veterinary assisting.