Animal Science

Continuing Education Programming


Animal Health & Veterinary Related

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Introduction To Veterinary Medicine For Teens

Are you between the ages of 13 and 16 and considering a career in the veterinary industry? Do you want to understand the different roles within a veterinary clinic? This veterinary science camp might be for you! Through classroom learning, demonstration and hands-on learning opportunities you will learn basic skills and become familiar with various career opportunities related to veterinary science.

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Length of Program/Course:

4 Day Workshop

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Program/Course Intakes:

August 20 - 23, 2019

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Delivery:

Olds Campus

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Veterinary Practice Management Certificate

This certificate program is ideal for those actively working in a veterinary clinic who are interested in leading best business practices. The program includes 6 courses:

  • Veterinary Human Resources
  • Veterinary Marketing
  • Veterinary Financial Management
  • Veterinary Communications
  • Veterinary Systems & Operating Procedures
  • Computer Applications for Industry

*eligible for Canada Jobs Grant

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Length of Program/Course:

6 Course Certificate

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Program/Course Intakes:

January, April & September

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Delivery:

Online

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Livestock

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Cattle Artificial Insemination Techniques

Students will be introduced to all aspects of artificial insemination and herd reproduction management; this includes the opportunity for both classroom learning and plenty of hands-on experience!

Lectures provide an understanding of controlled breeding, sire selection & nutrition. Quality speakers share their insights on nutrition, EPD’s and synchronization. The hands-on portion of this course will provide the opportunity for students to practice correct semen handling and artificial insemination techniques and procedures.

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Length of Program/Course:

4 Days

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Program/Course Intakes:

April 5 - 8

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Delivery:

Olds Campus

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Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training (TLAER)

Awareness Level Training
Learn the basic skills and develop a foundational understanding of behavior and scene management that is required to recognize the dangers specific to TLAER scenes and situations.

Operations Level Training
Intended for a specialized audience (CART/SART/SAR members, firefighters, animal control officers, veterinary staff, etc.) who are seeking to understand the specifics of TLAER operations, and who expect to complete live rescues.

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Length of Program/Course:

1 to 3 Days

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Program/Course Intakes:

TBD

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Delivery:

Olds Campus

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Full-Time Certificate, Diplomas & Degrees

Offering full-time studies in Animal Science, including: