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Veterinary Assistant Schools in Tennessee

There are five Tennessee schools offering veterinary assistant programs. 54 students graduated from programs at Tennessee veterinary assistant schools in 2010. 35 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 46 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Tennessee per year. Specifically, 19 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 35 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five veterinary assistant schools are in Tennessee. And out of these, while one school is private, four schools are public. Tuition at a public veterinary assistant school varies from $3,073 to $4,305.

Average tuition for veterinary assistant programs is $3,477.

Tennessee veterinary assistant schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

On average, 46 students graduate from veterinary assistant programs in Tennessee per year. Specifically, 19 students graduated with veterinary assistant certificates and 35 with a degree at the associate's level.

Veterinary Assistant Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 19
  • Associate 2006: 24
  • Associate 2007: 21
  • Associate 2008: 38
  • Associate 2009: 33
  • Associate 2010: 35

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Tennessee

Schools in this state offer a total of five programs in veterinary assisting. Of these programs, 60% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Veterinary Assistant Program Availability in Tennessee

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 3

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: 15850
  • 25th Percentile: 17210
  • Median: 19820
  • 75th Percentile: 24070
  • 90th Percentile: 29380

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: 18600
  • Median Salary 2007: 19810
  • Median Salary 2008: 19460
  • Median Salary 2009: 19840
  • Median Salary 2010: 19820
  • Total Employed 2006: 1440
  • Total Employed 2007: 1520
  • Total Employed 2008: 1500
  • Total Employed 2009: 1740
  • Total Employed 2010: 1720

Tennessee vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

Tennessee vs National Veterinary Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Tennessee: 2.439% (1720)

Veterinary Assistant Schools in Tennessee

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1. Chattanooga State Community College

4501 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406-1097
(423) 697-4400

Chattanooga State Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in veterinary assisting. Overall, 10,401 students pursue degrees in 39 Chattanooga State Community College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in veterinary assisting.

2. The Tennessee Technology Center - Memphis

550 Alabama Ave
Memphis, TN 38105-3604
(901) 543-6100

The Tennessee Technology Center-Memphis offers one program in veterinary assisting and it is located in the center of Memphis. This vocational school is one of 48 public post-secondary institutions in Tennessee. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering veterinary assisting.

3. Columbia State Community College

1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 540-2722

Columbia State Community College offers one veterinary assistant program. 5,592 students pursue degrees in 19 Columbia State Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks second in the state of Tennessee.

4. Volunteer State Community College

1480 Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066-3188
(615) 452-8600

Volunteer State Community College offers one veterinary assistant program and it is located in Gallatin, Tennessee, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 13 community colleges in Tennessee. It is the oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering veterinary assistant programs.

5. Lincoln Memorial University

6965 Cumberland Gap Pky
Harrogate, TN 37752-9900
(423) 869-3611x6377

Lincoln Memorial University is located in Harrogate, Tennessee, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one veterinary assistant program. 4,445 students pursue degrees in 41 Lincoln Memorial University programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering veterinary assisting in terms of programs.