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Veterinary Office Assistant CertificateOFFERED ONLINE
Loyalist College Certificate

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This program provides you with an overview of the operation of a veterinary office and familiarizes you with industry terminology and procedures. You will be prepared with fundamental computer and service skills relevant to a veterinary office environment.


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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirements for admission to any post-secondary program is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.

MATURE APPLICANTS
Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.
NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

This program is not currently eligible to receive OSAP funding.

To learn more about what other funding opportunities may be available, please visit Loyalist’s Financial Assistance Office by Clicking Here

REQUIRED COURSES:
HLTH 8142Veterinary Office Skills & Procedures
HLTH 8143Veterinary Terminology
HLTH 8144Animal Husbandry 1
HLTH 8145Veterinary Lab Procedures
HLTH 8146Animal Husbandry 2
HLTH 8147Veterinary Surgical Procedures
HLTH 8148Veterinary Pharmacology
HLTH 8149Veterinary Anesthesia
COMM 8010Communications: Grammar & Writing
COMP 8166Excel Core
BUSI 8055Building & Maintaining Customer Relationships
COMP 8517/8535Word Core 2019 & 365

Please note:
Courses are listed above in the recommended order of completion
Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher to pass each course
Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate
Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements
Courses may not be available every semester while others may have regular monthly intakes
For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2185, distance@loyalistcollege.com

The following courses are currently available and listed in alpha order below by course code.

BUSI 8055

Building & Maintaining Customer Relationships

COMM 8010

Communications: Grammar & Writing

COMP 8166

Excel Core 2016

COMP 8535

Word Core 2019 & 365

HLTH 8142

Veterinary Office Skills & Procedures

HLTH 8143

Veterinary Terminology

HLTH 8144

Animal Husbandry 1

HLTH 8145

Veterinary Lab Procedures

HLTH 8146

Animal Husbandry 2

HLTH 8147

Veterinary Surgical Procedures

HLTH 8148

Veterinary Pharmacology

HLTH 8149

Veterinary Anesthesia