Veterinary Science Certificate Program
The preparatory training for the veterinary assistant provides students with the knowledge, motivation, and skills necessary to pursue their educational and career goals. This program provides a sound platform for students who wish to pursue an associate, undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree in the veterinary science field. Open to students at participating high schools, 4-H programs, and as an independent self-study program.
The Veterinary Science Curriculum is available through the Texas A&M University System in collaboration with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Center of Excellence. This nationally recognized curriculum prepares students for careers as veterinary assistants
Texas 4-H Youth Vet Science Camp
A group of aspiring teenage veterinarians received hands-on training recently during the Texas 4-H Veterinary Science Camp at the O.D. Butler Jr. Animal Science Center in College Station. The event coincided with Texas 4-H Roundup week. Experts from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University provided training. Upon completion of the week-long instruction, the youth received 33 of the 78 clinical skills required for CVA certification and Beef Quality Assurance certification from the Texas Beef Council.