Nội dung khóa học "Veterinary Office Administration Certificate"
About this course

What will I learn?

The Veterinary Office Administration Certificate program combines veterinary office administration and animal health training. Practical skill development in front-office administration, business communications, client relations and preventative health care for pets will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a key member of the animal health care team.

Program Features

Hands-on animal care training with companion animals

Office equipment/computer training on current veterinary industry software programs

Instructors with industry and teaching expertise

Knowledge of key industry business administration practices and trends

Get the equivalent skills required to work as a Veterinary Assistant

Graduates are eligible to write the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) examination

Only program in Canada to be accredited by the National Association of Veterinary Technology in America (NAVTA)

Which department am I in?

University of Guelph

Study options

Full Time(1 year)

Tuition fees
CAD$7,236.00 (US$ 5,466) 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