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Animal / Pre-Veterinary Science

Learners will examine the diverse and complex field of animal science and identify all phases of animal production, research, sales, service, business, and education in which animal scientists may be involved. Animal sciences is planned to be a rigorous course in which students will not only learn a general understanding of grooming, companion animal care, and general customer service, but students will also gain skills to work within the veterinary field leaving with the potential to work at a veterinary office.

** Animal Sciences is an exciting career-oriented program that prepares students for a future in the animal care field directly after high school. This program also helps to prepare students for additional education and or further training related to animal science. Animal care is becoming a very wide career field with numerous opportunities.

Career Resources

Animal / Pre-Veterinary Science Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Pet smart - pet store employee
  • Work as receptionist - assistant at a vet office
  • AKC volunteer worker
  • Pre-veterinary programs at college (after a 4-year pre-med or pre-vet program)
  • Zoo volunteer
  • Work or operate an animal shelter
  • Full-time dog pet groomer
  • Zoology and zookeeping
  • Management of vet office or zoo
  • Veterinary assistant
  • Kennel facilities operations
  • Animal Pharmacology and radiology

Animal / Pre-Veterinary Science Industry Organization

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

High School - 330-729-4000 Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, President
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Vice-President
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Jeffery Good, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Mr. Michael Stanko, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • John Zehentbauer - Superintendent

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