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Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

About This Program

The Veterinary Office Administration (VOA) Certificate program combines veterinary office administration and animal health training.

Practical skill development in front office administration, business communications, client relations and preventative health care for pets will give you the skills and knowledge you need to become a key member of the animal health care team.


  • Hands-on animal care training with companion animals
  • Office equipment/computer training on current veterinary industry programs
  • Instructors with industry and teaching expertise
  • Four-week industry work placement at end of Semester 2
  • Knowledge of key industry business administration practices and trends


  • Develop essential skills for a front-line position in the animal care industry
  • Become career-ready in just one year
  • Gain transferable administration and communication skills

And what..

.. do our students have to say about this program?
.. courses would you take?
.. career opportunities do graduates have?

Come check this program out at Applicant Information Days on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 OR Red Carpet Day on Thursday, November 27, 2014

To discuss this program in more detail, please contact:

Katie Hunter
Katie Hunter, Campus Recruitment Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63522 katieh@uoguelph.ca Email
Marion Beach
Marion Beach, Academic Program Co-ordinator
519-674-1500 x63523 beach@uoguelph.ca Email

Brianna Burke
"The Veterinary Office Administration program gets you job-ready in just a year. This program is very hands-on with the animals on campus and combined my love of animals with my desire to work in an administration role."

Brianna Burke
Ursuline College Catholic Secondary School, Chatham, ON
Class of 2014, Veterinary Office Administration Certificate

Page reviewed 09/23/2014
University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
120 Main Street East
Ridgetown, Ontario
N0P 2C0