Veterinary Administrative Services

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About this program

A general program that prepares individuals to provide administrative support services in a veterinary office or animal care facility. Includes instruction in business office operations, customer service, principles of veterinary health care operations, record-keeping, veterinary terminology, and professional standards and ethics.

Career Opportunities

Medical Secretaries

perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.
$39000
Associate's degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Office Administration Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.
$62010
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Medical and Health Services Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
$118800
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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