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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Missouri

There are seven schools in the state of Missouri offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 163 students graduated with degrees from Missouri veterinary assistant schools. 135 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 28 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

155 students graduate from programs in Missouri in veterinary assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 28 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 135 with a degree at the associate's level.

Seven veterinary assistant schools are in this state. And of these, while three schools are private, four schools are public. While public veterinary assistant school tuition varies from $1,920 to $2,460, tuition at a private veterinary assistant school is $14,280.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $2,801. While the highest tuition for veterinary assistant programs, which is $14,280 every year, is at the Midwest Institute, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,920 every year, is at Jefferson College.

Missouri veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

155 students graduate from programs in Missouri in veterinary assisting, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from veterinary assistant programs. More specifically, 28 students graduated with certificates in veterinary assisting and 135 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 30
  • Certificate 2007: 44
  • Certificate 2008: 41
  • Certificate 2009: 29
  • Certificate 2010: 28
  • Associate 2006: 45
  • Associate 2007: 71
  • Associate 2008: 107
  • Associate 2009: 107
  • Associate 2010: 135

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Missouri

Missouri schools offer a total of seven programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, 71.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Missouri

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 5

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: 15860
  • 25th Percentile: 17220
  • Median: 20040
  • 75th Percentile: 22780
  • 90th Percentile: 24620

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: 19610
  • Median Salary 2007: 18750
  • Median Salary 2008: 19240
  • Median Salary 2009: 19730
  • Median Salary 2010: 20040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1780
  • Total Employed 2007: 1800
  • Total Employed 2008: 1940
  • Total Employed 2009: 2080
  • Total Employed 2010: 1960

Missouri vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Missouri vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 2.779% (1960)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Missouri

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1. The Sanford-Brown College - Fenton

1345 Smizer Mill Road
Fenton, MO 63026-3400
(636) 651-1600

The Sanford-Brown College-Fenton offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is located in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. 1,176 students seek degrees in 19 programs at this school, overall. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering veterinary assistant programs.

2. The Sanford-Brown College - St Peters

100 Richmond Center Blvd
St. Peters, MO 63376
(636) 696-2300

The Sanford-Brown College-St Peters is located in the suburbs of St. Peters, Missouri and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 748 students pursue degrees in 11 programs at this school. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering veterinary assisting.

3. Brown Mackie College - St Louis

#2 Soccer Park Rd
Fenton, MO 63026
(636) 651-3290

Brown Mackie College-St Louis is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Fenton, Missouri. It is one of several campuses. This school offers students five certificates, 13 degrees at the associates level, and four bachelors level degrees. 255 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as law and allied health. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

4. The Midwest Institute

10910 Manchester Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 965-8363

The Midwest Institute is located in the suburbs of Kirkwood, Missouri and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in veterinary assisting.

5. Metropolitan Community College - Maple Woods

2601 NE Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 437-3000

Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods is located near Kansas City, MO and this college offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 5,385 students seek degrees in 14 Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods programs. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

6. Jefferson College

1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050-2440
(636) 797-3000

Jefferson College is in Hillsboro, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one veterinary assistant program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering veterinary assistant programs.

7. Franklin Technology - MSSU

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
(417) 659-4400

Franklin Technology-MSSU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Joplin, MO and it offers one veterinary assistant program. 215 students seek degrees in 15 Franklin Technology-MSSU programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in veterinary assisting.

8. Crowder College

601 Laclede Ave
Neosho, MO 64850
(417) 451-3223x5536

Crowder College is in Neosho, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in veterinary assisting. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the third biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering veterinary assisting.