Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology

Full Time / Part-time

Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology

University of Guelph
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  • Online / Campus
  • Diploma
  • 2 years


Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology is a 2 years Diploma program taught at University of Guelph, . The program is offered in online and campus-based modes with full Time and part-time options. To successfully obtain Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology from University of Guelph you are required to complete credit hours. After completion of Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Research Technician, Technical Representative, Laboratory Technician.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology at University of Guelph for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Guelph.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Guelph as pre-requiste for admission in Associate Diploma in Veterinary Technology.

Note: Please check the university website in the link below.

It is a mandatory requirement that students are vaccinated against rabies and hold a valid titre. It is recommended that students have their booster series completed (and titre checked) before starting the program. If this is not possible, an opportunity to be immunized on campus will be provided during the first week of classes (fall semester for conventional students, summer semester for alternative students)

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

Through course instruction and intensive hands-on learning you will receive the technical knowledge and skills required to become a veterinary technician working in association with practicing veterinarians. This program is accredited by the Canadian and American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians. 

As the companion and large animal industries continue to grow, the importance of animal care and wellness grows too. If you have an interest in the field of animal health, then training at Ridgetown Campus to become a Veterinary Technician is the right career path for you!

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