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Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

About This Program

The Veterinary Office Administration Certificate program combines veterinary office administration and animal health training from a National Association of Veterinary Technology in America (NAVTA) approved Veterinary Assistant Program.

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.


  • Only program in Canada to be NAVTA approved
  • Practical curriculum from a NAVTA approved Veterinary Assistant Program
  • Hands-on animal care training with companion animals
  • Office equipment/computer training on current veterinary industry programs
  • Instructors with industry and teaching expertise
  • Four-week industry work placement at end of Semester 2
  • Knowledge of key industry business administration practices and trends


  • Develop essential skills for a front-line position in the animal care industry
  • Become career-ready in just one year
  • Get the equivalent skills required to work as a Veterinary Assistant
  • Approved program whose graduates are eligible to write the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) examination

And what..

.. courses would you take?
.. career opportunities do graduates have?

Come check this program out at Applicant Information Days on Friday, April 21, 2017 OR Red Carpet Day on Thursday, November 30, 2017

To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:

Alison McMahon
Alison McMahon, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63256
Marion Beach
Marion Beach, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63523

Samantha Lebre-Gutierrez

"Through the expertise of knowledgeable instructors, I’ve gained hands-on training and a well-rounded foundation in animal care and veterinary office administration. My time in the program has given me the confidence to pursue further animal industry training."

Samantha Lebre-Gutierrez
Unionville High School, Toronto, Ontario
Graduate (Spring 2016), Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

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