Skip to Content
chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up chevron-right chevron-left arrow-back star phone quote checkbox-checked search wrench info shield play connection mobile coin-dollar spoon-knife ticket pushpin location gift fire feed bubbles home heart calendar price-tag credit-card clock envelop facebook instagram twitter youtube pinterest yelp google reddit linkedin envelope bbb pinterest homeadvisor angies

Currently, the Veterinary Assistant Program is closed to new students until the 2022 school year. Please contact Registration for more information or questions.

This program prepares individuals in animal management, care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, office administration skills, and applicable standards and regulations.

All courses are aligned with the Community Colleges of Colorado. These commonly described courses facilitate transfer and articulation arrangements for Colorado’s secondary and community college students and ensure curriculum quality across the colleges.


Veterinary Assistant




Elena Ernst

Years Teaching: Since 2019

Teaching Background: To be updated

Years in Industry: 16 years

Industry Background: Elena began her career in western New York state where she discovered that she was interested in working with animals. Elena entered university and began Veterinary Technology. Since then she has worked in Emergency Medicine, Companion Animal Practice, and Management.

Industry Certifications and Degrees:

  • Certification: BS CVT (Bachelor of Science, Certified Veterinary Technician)
  • Elena studied at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York.

Ready to get started