2005-2006 University of Guelph Diploma Program Calendar

X. Associate Diploma Programs

Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology

This program is offered at Ridgetown College only, and is designed for students interested in a career working with and caring for animals. The program is designed to provide the technical training and knowledge required to become veterinary technicians working in association with practising veterinarians. Students take a comprehensive range of courses and training related to the care of food and laboratory animals, as well as companion and sport animals. All students are required to complete a four-week externship during the final semester.

This program is fully accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). Students may select 1 of 2 delivery options for this program.