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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Nebraska

There are four Nebraska schools offering veterinary assistant programs. In 2010, 77 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska veterinary assistant schools. 53 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 19 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 76 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary assistant students who US schools graduate. Of those, 19 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, and five with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Four veterinary assistant schools are located in Nebraska. Out of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school is $7,224.

Average tuition for programs in veterinary assisting is $7,224.

Veterinary assistant schools in Nebraska offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level veterinary assisting students pursued masters level degrees in 2010.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 76 students graduate from programs in this state in veterinary assisting every year. This accounts for 1% of veterinary assistant students who US schools graduate. Of those, 19 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates, 53 with a degree at the associate's level, and five with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 23
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 18
  • Certificate 2010: 19
  • Associate 2006: 53
  • Associate 2007: 53
  • Associate 2008: 60
  • Associate 2009: 65
  • Associate 2010: 53
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 2
  • Bachelor 2008: 2
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 5

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Nebraska

Nebraska schools offer a total of five veterinary assistant programs. Of these programs, 60% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • 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: 17240
  • 25th Percentile: 20260
  • Median: 23430
  • 75th Percentile: 28370
  • 90th Percentile: 34630

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: 15950
  • Median Salary 2007: 17400
  • Median Salary 2008: 19440
  • Median Salary 2009: 22800
  • Median Salary 2010: 23430
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Nebraska vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Nebraska vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.326% (230)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Nebraska

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1. The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

404 East 7th
Curtis, NE 69025-9552
(308) 367-5207x207

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, which is very close to Curtis, Nebraska, is located in a rural setting. It offers two veterinary assistant programs. Out of those, this very small school offers students one veterinary assistant certificate and one degree at the associate's level in veterinary assisting. This school is one of 15 public post-secondary institutions in Nebraska. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Nebraska offering veterinary assisting.

2. Vatterott College - Spring Valley

11818 I Street
Omaha, NE 68137
(402) 891-9411

Vatterott College-Spring Valley offers one program in veterinary assisting and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering veterinary assistant programs.

3. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln

14th and R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
(402) 472-7211

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is near the center of the city and this university offers one veterinary assistant program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in veterinary assisting.

4. Northeast Community College

801 E Benjamin
Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
(402) 371-2020

Northeast Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and this college is located in Norfolk, NE. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Nebraska offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.