Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

Veterinary Technology - Wildlife Rehabilitation

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Faculty:School of Veterinary Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:The 3-year program is open to high school graduates and a limited number of third-year spots are available for graduates with Veterinary Technician credentials from other colleges. This program will give students a solid foundation of scientific understanding, and wildlife rehabilitation technical skills gained through field experience. The first and second years are equivalent to the Veterinary Technician program. However, in the third year, students will receive wildlife training.

Graduates will be able to explore a wide range of career opportunities in both the private and public sectors, including employment in natural resources, zoos, and wildlife parks, avian rehabilitation centers, natural bird sanctuaries, orphanage programs and any small or large animal veterinary clinic that receives injured wild animals.
URL:Veterinary Technology - Wildlife Rehabilitation at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Biology 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Proficiency in word processing recommended. Rabies vaccine series and titre prior to start of program (at student’s expense). Some experience in a veterinary clinic or hospital is considered an asset.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 July 25, 2019