Veterinary Receptionist Program
Learn new skills and prep for certification to become a veterinary receptionist.
You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.
Vet Receptionist Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success
You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment in our veterinary receptionist program, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you could take the first big step right now.
270 Online Training Hours
8 Months of Full Access
$21,170-$30,460 Average Salary*
22% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*
Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.
This Could Be the Perfect Job for You
It takes more than a big heart and a love of animals to be a good veterinary assistant. You need exceptional critical-thinking ability, excellent communication skills, and positive outlook. Does that sound like you?
Then maybe this job is right for you!See full job description >>
6 Reasons to Complete Your Veterinary Receptionist Training With CareerStep
Study on your schedule.
24/7 web access means you can learn whenever and wherever you want—fitting study time in and around your other commitments.
Ask for help anytime.
Your training is online, but you’re never alone. Real people support you every step of the way by phone, live chat, and email.
Get in and out quickly.
You can complete your training and be ready to start working at a veterinary clinic in as little as eight months from now.†
Kickstart your critter career.
You’ll gain diverse knowledge and skills that enable you to work as a veterinary assistant and/or receptionist, or even as a medical office manager.
Help animals every day.
Be the person those big sad eyes see in their hour of need. It’s a good feeling to be trained and able to give pets the TLC they require when injured or ill.
Earn dependable income.
The average annual wage for a veterinary receptionist is between $21,170 and $30,460.* That, plus the potential for health benefits, buys you peace of mind.
Our Happy Learners Say It Best
Loving CareerStep so far! I started the vet office manager/vet assistant course last month and I'm enjoying the course. I love that it's self-paced. Whenever I have a question to ask my advocate or need technical support, they're always quick to respond and resolve the issue same day. I'd recommend CareerStep to everyone!
CareerStep has helped me in so many ways with school. Since my husband is in the military, we move a lot which makes it super difficult for me to physically attend college. Not only did I learn something from this online course, I now have a jumpstart on the career field I want to work in. The counselors have been so helpful with anything I needed too. I highly recommend this program if college is hard to commit too.
1. Start today.
Begin your training (and transformation) right now.
2. Finish fast.
Complete your training in record-time.
3. Get hired.
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Our online Veterinary Receptionist program was built with two goals in mind: to adapt to your learning style and to arm you with the knowledge you need to jumpstart a more rewarding career.
- > Complete in as Little as 8 Months†
- > Self-Paced Study
- > Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- > 1:1 (Human) Support
What You’ll Learn
Our elite veterinary receptionist training courses prepare you for a wide range of medical jobs—for pets and even people too. So you can begin working from day-one with total competence (and confidence).
Become familiar with standard procedures and management of hospitals, exam rooms, and offices (for four- and two-legged patients), including documentation and finances.
Small & Large Animal Nursing
Get to know more about all the animals you’ll likely encounter, as well as how to do surgical preparation and assisting.
Communication & Client Relations
Master the lingo and learn to speak like a medical pro. Discover how to handle yourself in a range of situations for all our tail-wagging friends.
Laboratory & Pharmacology
Learn about animal pharmacy and pharmacology, plus radiology and ultrasound for imaging and treating your shaggy patients.
Veterinary Receptionist Program FAQs
What does a veterinary receptionist do?
Our unique program prepares you to become a veterinary assistant and medical office manager. Your combined veterinary medical receptionist skills will make you a critical part of any vet clinic or medical office. As a veterinary assistant you’ll work with animals every day, helping to care for their injuries and treat their illnesses. As a medical office manager, your day is all about keeping the administrative side of the practice running smoothly.
How much does a vet receptionist earn?
Salaries vary by employer, location, and experience. But experts estimate the average annual wage for a veterinary receptionist is between $21,170 and $30,460.*
Wondering how to become a veterinary receptionist?
Pretty easy. No specific skills or experience are required. Just be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate. Optionally, you can pass the CareerStep Pre-Training Assessment Test. Then, sign up for—and complete—our veterinary receptionist courses online. Finally, use our career assistance to help land your first amazing job in healthcare.
Do I have to be certified to work?
Good question. Certification is not required to work as a veterinary assistant or medical receptionist. But employers often prefer to hire well-trained staff. And professional training sets you apart from other job seekers. It also looks great on your resume, proves your passion, and helps open doors. Our veterinary receptionist courses prepare you for an industry-leading credential, the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). We even pay for your exam with a test voucher, a $117 value.
Training People Trust
Get Trained. Get Hired.
This program includes unparalleled training, career support, coaching, and an exam voucher ($117 value). It’s a faster, cheaper alternative to traditional schooling.
$4,299 for full program access
$3,999.00 for eligible MyCAA and ACA learnersOr call now: 800-411-7073 >>
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Make Small, Easy Payments
We’re flexible and totally committed to working with you to find affordable down and monthly payments.
Let the Government Pay Your Way
My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funds for military spouses are available now and may cover up to 100% of your program cost!