Nội dung khóa học "Associate Diploma In Veterinary Technology Alternative Delivery"
About this course

What will I learn?

This program is designed to offer students the opportunity to complete distance learning during the fall and winter semesters combined with on-campus practical learning for three months in the summer semesters. This delivery format takes three years to complete and gives students the technical knowledge and skills they need to become a veterinary technician.

Program Features

Training related to the care of companion, large, and laboratory animals

Distance education courses completed during the fall and winter semesters

On-campus training for 13 weeks beginning in May and ending in July for three consecutive summers

Excellent teaching facilities modeled from a veterinary clinic

Accredited by the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians, Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Medical Association

Small working groups with excellent student to instructor ratios

Program facilities inspected by the Canadian Council on Animal Care

Graduates consistently achieve top scores on the Veterinary Technician National Exam to become Registered Veterinary Technicians (RVT)

Which department am I in?

University of Guelph

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance(3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$2,448.00 (US$ 1,849) per year
Start date

Expected September 2020


Ridgetown Campus

120 Main Street East,


Ontario (ON),

N0P 2C0, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Equivalent

A minimum cumulative average of 60% in 6 Grade 11 or Grade 12 U, C, M, or O level courses (excludes Co-op credits)

Includes a minimum of Grade 11C Math and Grade 12C English

OR Mature Student Status

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score of less than 21. Computer based: minimum score of 250. Paper-based: minimum score of 600. Test of written English: with a score of 5

CAEL Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: Minimum overall band score of 70

MELAB Michigan English Language Assessment Battery: Minimum overall score of 85 including composition score of 83 and oral score of 3

PTE Pearson Test of English: Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components

ELCP Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program: Successful completion of the University of Guelph’s Open Learning Advanced level ELCP (levels 9 and 10) is also considered an acceptable form of testing