Seneca College

Veterinary Assistant

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:This one-year, two semester program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills required to assist veterinary professionals in the practice of veterinary science. It also supports opportunities to work within other applied animal sciences, such as, animal shelters, research facilities, farm animal settings, grooming salons, wildlife establishments, and zoos. Students learn a variety of basic laboratory techniques to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of domestic animals in addition to clerical and administrative skills required in an animal facility.

URL:Veterinary Assistant at Seneca College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,401
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Biology 

Should the number of qualified applicants exceed the number of available places, applicants will be selected on the basis of their proficiency in English, and biology.

* 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 August 04, 2017