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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Beef Production Certificate

This exciting new beef certificate will provide online training to students interested, or already employed, in the livestock work force. Each course within this certificate can be taken as a stand- alone course to enhance your current skill set, or you can combine all five to complete your beef production certificate.

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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: