Dalhousie University

Veterinary Technology

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Program Information

School:Dalhousie University
Faculty:Faculty of Agriculture
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:Do you want to become an integral part of a veterinary medical team? The Veterinary Technology program at our Agricultural Campus in Truro, N.S. will get you there. This program is accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association so you’ll be prepared to work as a technician with practicing veterinarians, researchers and other professionals who work with animals in medical or scientific environments.
In this two-year diploma program, you’ll take a variety of courses in animal medicine and nursing, clinical exercises and pathology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. To reflect the majority of employment opportunities in Atlantic Canada, the program is oriented mainly towards companion animals. However, you'll also learn about large animal practice, lab animals and alternative pet medicine.
URL:Veterinary Technology at Dalhousie University
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,326

Please consult the following website for additional information on tuition.


https://www.dal.ca/admissions/money_matters/tuition_payments/Tuition_Fees.htmll


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 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have English 12, Academic Math 12, Chemistry 12, Biology 12, and one additional academic subject.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237]
Application Notes : To view all English Language Proficiency tests, visit: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/international-students/admission-requirements/english-requirements.html

* 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 11, 2022