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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Minnesota

There are 11 Minnesota schools offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 323 students graduated with degrees from Minnesota veterinary assistant schools. 321 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and two of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 315 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Minnesota every year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Of those, 321 students graduated with an associate's level degree in veterinary assisting and two with a degree at the bachelor's level.

11 veterinary assistant schools are in Minnesota. And out of these, two schools are public, while nine schools are private. Private veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $15,660 to $19,812.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $16,329. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Globe University-Woodbury, the highest tuition for programs in veterinary assisting, which is $19,812 each year, is at Argosy University-Twin Cities.

Veterinary assistant schools in this state offer associates degrees and bachelors degrees. In 2010, no veterinary assistant students at the undergraduate level pursued degrees at the masters level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Minnesota 2006 - 2010

On average, 315 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Minnesota every year. This accounts for 7% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. Of those, 321 students graduated with an associate's level degree in veterinary assisting and two with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Minnesota 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 259
  • Associate 2007: 318
  • Associate 2008: 307
  • Associate 2009: 317
  • Associate 2010: 321
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 2

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Minnesota

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, approximately 84.6% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Minnesota

  • Associate: 11
  • 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: 16620
  • 25th Percentile: 18430
  • Median: 22960
  • 75th Percentile: 29780
  • 90th Percentile: 35870

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: 22130
  • Median Salary 2007: 23110
  • Median Salary 2008: 21210
  • Median Salary 2009: 22160
  • Median Salary 2010: 22960
  • Total Employed 2006: 810
  • Total Employed 2007: 940
  • Total Employed 2008: 1000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1040
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Minnesota vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Minnesota vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Minnesota: 1.446% (1020)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Minnesota

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1. Argosy University - Twin Cities

1515 Central Parkway
Eagan, MN 55121
(651) 846-2882

Argosy University-Twin Cities offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Eagan, MN. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering veterinary assisting.

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2. The Minnesota School of Business - Rochester

2521 Pennington Drive NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 536-9500

The Minnesota School of Business-Rochester is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one veterinary assistant program. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Minnesota.

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3. The Minnesota School of Business - Lakeville

17685 Juniper Path
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 892-9002

Founded in 2009, the Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Lakeville, Minnesota. It is one of several campuses. MSB offers students five certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, and five bachelors level degrees. 248 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at MSB in 2010. It offers subjects including veterinary assisting and healthcare management. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

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4. The Minnesota School of Business - Elk River

11500 193rd Ave NW
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 367-7000

Founded in 2009, the Minnesota School of Business-Elk River is a for-profit 4-year institution. MSB Elk RIver is located in town of Elk River, Minnesota. It is one of several campuses. MSB offers subjects such as healthcare and design. MSB Elk RIver offers seven certificates, ten associates level degrees, and five degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 545 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at MSB. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

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5. The Minnesota School of Business - Blaine

3680 Pheasant Ridge Dr NE
Blaine, MN 55449
(763) 225-8000

The Minnesota School of Business-Blaine, which is very close to Blaine, Minnesota, is in a rural area and MSB offers one veterinary assistant program. MSB Blaine is a for-profit 4-year institution. This very small school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Minnesota offering programs in veterinary assisting.

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6. The Minnesota School of Business - Moorhead

2777 34th Street South
Moorhead, MN 56560
(218) 422-1000

The Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead, which is very close to Moorhead, Minnesota, is located in a rural area and it offers one veterinary assistant program. Overall, 316 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this specialized school.

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7. The Minnesota School of Business - Shakopee

1200 Shakopee Town Square
Shakopee, MN 55379
(952) 345-1200

The Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee is located in the suburbs of Shakopee, Minnesota and this school offers one veterinary assistant program. MSB Shakopee is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering veterinary assisting.

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8. The Minnesota School of Business - Waite Park

1201 2nd Street South
Waite Park, MN 56387
(320) 257-2000

The Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park offers one veterinary assistant program and this school is in the suburbs of Waite Park, Minnesota. Overall, 921 students seek degrees in 30 MSB St. Cloud programs. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Minnesota offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

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9. The Minnesota School of Business - Plymouth

1455 County Rd 101 North
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 476-2000

The Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth is 2.5 miles from the center of the city. This school offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level veterinary assisting degree by MSB Plymouth and one bachelor's level veterinary assisting degree. This very small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Minnesota.

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10. Duluth Business University

4724 Mike Colalillo Drive
Dultuh, MN 55807
(218) 722-4000

Duluth Business University offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Dultuh, MN. Overall, 377 students seek degrees in 12 DBU programs.

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11. Rochester Community and Technical College

851 30th Ave SE
Rochester, MN 55904-4999
(507) 285-7210

Rochester Community and Technical College is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Minnesota. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Minnesota.

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12. Globe University - Woodbury

8089 Globe Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-3388
(651) 332-8000

Globe University-Woodbury offers two programs in veterinary assisting. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in veterinary assisting by this school and one veterinary assistant degree at the bachelor's level. It is located in the suburbs of Woodbury, Minnesota. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Minnesota offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.

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13. Ridgewater College

2101 15th Ave NW
Willmar, MN 56201
(800) 722-1151

Ridgewater College is in town of Willmar, Minnesota and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is one of 43 public post-secondary institutions in Minnesota.