High School + Veterinary Assisting

General High School Diploma + Veterinary Assistant Career Pathways Certificate

The JMHS General High School Diploma plus Veterinary Assistant Career Pathways Certificate track offers our standard accredited high school education combined with introductory courses in veterinary assisting. In place of two open electives, you’ll have two credit hours of high school-level study in veterinary healthcare, legal and ethical issues, office administration and communications, client relationships, veterinary procedures, terminology, pharmacology, animal behavior, and more. In the same amount of class time required to earn a general high school diploma, you’ll earn your high school diploma in addition to a Career Pathways Certificate in Veterinary Assisting.

All courses in this regionally-accredited online high school curriculum are self-paced. Academic guidance is provided by our highly trained academic advisors and state-certified teachers. Veterinary Assisting Career Pathways is an ideal way to learn about the world of animal care and help develop skills you can apply in the workforce after high school.

Enroll in our Career Pathways Veterinary Assisting Track if You...

  • Desire a high school diploma to fulfill a personal goal.
  • Need to fulfill requirements for job advancement or a career training program.
  • Want to work in a vet clinic or a related field after graduation.

General High School Diploma + Veterinary Assisting Career Pathways Curriculum (23 Credits)

The following courses are part of the General Diploma with Veterinary Assisting Career Pathways Certificate track. You may transfer up to 17 eligible credits from your previous high school. That means you could graduate with up to $1,020.00 in tuition savings! Submit your transcript within 90 days of your enrollment for evaluation.

Course Syllabus (23 credits)

Order Courses Subject Area Credits
1 Introduction to High School Life Skills 0
2 Health Science 1
3 American History (General) Social Studies 1
4 English I (General) English 1
5 Vocabulary Studies English 1
6 Open Elective -- 1
7 Pre-Algebra Mathematics 1
8 Physical Science Science 1
9 English II (General) English 1
10 Algebra I Mathematics 1
11 Personal Finance Business 1
12 Open Elective -- 1
13 American Government and Economics (General) Social Studies 1
14 Biology (General) Science 1
15 English III (General) English 1
16 Geometry Mathematics 1
17 Open Elective -- 1
18 World History (General) Social Studies 1
19 Earth Science Science 1
20 English IV (General) English 1
21 Algebra II Mathematics 1
22 Veterinary Assistant Part 1 Career 1
23 Veterinary Assistant Part 2 Career 1
24 World Geography Social Studies 1

Open Electives

The following courses are available to students as electives. Choosing elective courses provides a more well-rounded education.

Order Courses Subject Area Credits
1 Accounting Business 1
2 Chemistry Science 1
3 Fitness Life Skills 1
4 General Mathematics Mathematics 1
5 Nutrition Life Skills 1
6 Physics Science 1
7 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 1
8 Principles of Public Speaking English 1
9 Reading and Literature English 1
10 Spanish I Foreign Language 1
11 Spanish II Foreign Language 1
12 Spanish III Foreign Language 1

We will gladly consider any eligible transfer credits you may have from your previous high school. Why wait to earn your College Prep high school diploma? Review your tuition options or call 1-800-349-6861 or enroll online today.

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