Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

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Veterinary Medical Receptionist

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology

Faculty:School of Life Sciences & Business
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Veterinary Practice
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,830
International: $7,868

Total cost per year including tuition, fees, books, and supplies: $9,766.01

Description:

Make a career out of your love for both people and animals with the Veterinary Medical Receptionists (VMR) Certificate program.

Provide client care as the “face of the practice” with this fast-paced program. Learning a variety of office administration, customer service, and veterinary medicine skills from trained Registered Veterinary Technician instructors, you will gain all the skills you need to be an asset to any veterinary team. You will also learn alongside Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Technical Assistant students in the animal hospital, providing a real industry environment scenario.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Precalculus  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 
50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2
50% or better in Math 20-1 or Math 20-2
50% or better in one of Biology 20, Chemistry 20, or Science 20
Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
  • Portfolio
Alternate Admission Status applies if you do not meet the Alberta high school requirements of the program to which you are applying, or if you received your high school education through home based learning. Alternate Admission Status students may be required to meet specific program admission requirements. To apply under this status, you must submit a transcript(s) showing any completed high school and post-secondary courses, a letter in support of your application outlining aspects of your background and experience that might have prepared you for the program and a resume of work experience. Documents such as a letters of reference from previous educators or employers, and/or a portfolio of related academic/project work may be included with your application.

* 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.

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Modified on May 18, 2023

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