If you have a passion for animals and are interested in their care and welfare, a challenging and rewarding career as a veterinarian may be a good fit for you. You can begin your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine here at MHC before applying to transfer to another institution.
Veterinarians provide healthcare for pets, livestock, and zoo, sporting, and laboratory animals. Medicine Hat College offers university transfer options for students wishing to pursue a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Choosing university transfer studies at Medicine Hat College can offer you many advantages. Lower tuition costs, smaller class sizes and more one-on-one time with instructors can prepare you for a smooth transition into a larger university.
Admission to quota professional programs is not guaranteed and so all pre-professional students should have a back-up plan for an alternate degree program in case they are not admitted to the program of their choice.
(Alberta High School Courses or equivalents with a minimum 60% average in the required courses)
The following are minimum admission requirements. Please see an advisor for additional course-specific pre-requisites.
Veterinarians may pursue their careers in a variety of ways:
What is your education going to cost?
Our TUITION and FEES page provides a total cost estimate for your program including books and supplies and related expenses.
Looking for ways to help fund your education?
There are lots of options like student loans, scholarships, bursaries and emergency funding available.
Check out our FINANCIAL AID page for more information.
Many programs offered at Medicine Hat College qualify for transfer credits to other institutions. In some cases, you must transfer to another institution to complete your program and gain your credential.
The ACADEMIC CALENDAR has official information on transfer options for each program.
Please consult the calendar or meet with an academic advisor for more information.
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As a student, there may be times when you require support. Our SERVICES page provides you with links to a number of campus supports including academic success, counselling and care, health and wellness, and many other resources.
Have you always wanted to study abroad?
Enhance your education, share in cultural diversity and embrace new experiences. Visit the INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY PROGRAM section to find out more.
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