Animal Health Technology

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Program Information

Faculty:Animal Studies
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Description:An animal health technologist (Veterinary technologist) is a valuable member of the animal health-care team who performs a large range of tasks, such as nursing, diagnostic procedures and client interactions, to assist veterinarians in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in animals. This popular program, accredited by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, focuses on practical skills used in both small and large animal practice. Students train in laboratory work, diagnostic imaging, anesthesiology, medical and surgical nursing, surgical assisting and veterinary office management.
URL:Animal Health Technology at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,736

plus mandatory fees
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
Applicants must have 40 hours of documented work experience.

* 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 August 06, 2016