Who Should Enrol?

To excel as a Veterinary Technologist you must be comfortable around animals and have:

  • A genuine interest in all aspects of animal care
  • Strong skills in the sciences and mathematics
  • The ability to communicate well with people

This program is both academically and physically demanding. You should be in good health, without allergies to animals, and be physically capable of performing all the program requirements. You also require the academic background and proficiency to manage the large volume of science- and math-related program content.

All students enrolled in the program are required to be immunized against Rabies and Tetanus.

Success Factors
This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Are well-organized, highly motivated, and possess strong time-management skills
  • Are proficient in mathematics and science
  • Are willing to spend significant hours on the home study required to successfully complete the program (Two to Three hours per night)
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Are prepared to participate in a variety of clinics with the swine and bovine industries during the year
  • Have previous experience with animals and animal handling

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