Olds College

Veterinary Medical Receptionist

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Life Sciences & Business
Field of Study:Veterinary Practice
Description:Learning a variety of office administration, customer service, and veterinary medicine skills from trained Registered Veterinary Technician instructors, you will gain all the skills you need to be an asset to any veterinary team. During the program, you will be able to explain veterinary procedures, complete veterinary pharmaceutical procedures, and explain infectious diseases and prevention. You will also learn alongside Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Technical Assistant students in the animal hospital, providing a real industry environment scenario.

This degree can be taken on-campus (8 months) or online (11 months).
URL:Veterinary Medical Receptionist at Olds College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,020
International: $17,552

This estimate represents full ON CAMPUS tuition.

Online tuition estimates:
Canadian: $4,885
International: $17551.8

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Precalculus  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 

High School Diploma or its equivalent with 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2, 50% or better in Pure Math 20 or Applied Math 20, 50% or better standing in Biology 20.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
  • Portfolio
Alternate Admission Status applies if you do not meet the Alberta high school requirements of the program to which you are applying, or if you received your high school education through home based learning. Alternate Admission Status students may be required to meet specific program admission requirements. To apply under this status, you must submit a transcript(s) showing any completed high school and post-secondary courses, a letter in support of your application outlining aspects of your background and experience that might have prepared you for the program and a resume of work experience. Documents such as a letters of reference from previous educators or employers, and/or a portfolio of related academic/project work may be included with your application.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on March 12, 2022

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