The Animal Sciences Department prepares students for fulfilling careers working with a variety of animals, from domesticated pets to farm animals. Animals are highly integrated into our different environments and need to be taken care of in order to maintain a proper life balance.
Animal Health Technology Diploma
This full time platform is designed for students interested in a career working with and caring for animals of all sizes. Students enrolled in our Animal Health Technology (AHT) program will receive the technical training and knowledge required to become veterinary technologists working in association with practising veterinarians. The program features a comprehensive range of courses and training related to the care of animals. All students will complete a clinical practicum during the final semester.Learn More
Our campus features an on-site working farm and AHT Animal Hospital, with a variety of large and companion animals, which provide students with many opportunities to gain experience in handling, treating and caring for live patients of all sizes.
Accrediting, Licensing, and approval Agencies for our Animal Health Technology program include: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), Alberta Veterinary Medical association (ABVMA & ABVTA), Canadian Council on animal Care (CCAC) and the Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC).
Typical employers include mixed animal veterinary practices/clinics, livestock and production animal operations, pet stores, pharmaceutical and feed companies, humane or rescue shelters, zoos and wildlife facilities.
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