Veterinary Administrative Assistant

Eastern College’s Veterinary Administrative Assistant diploma program provides clinical and administrative training and a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing to prepare you for a rewarding career path in a veterinary or animal care environment. You will learn medical terminology, practical administrative skills and computer fundamentals, and gain a strong understanding of the physical, nutritional and emotional needs of both large and small animals.  Contact us today for more information!

Program Duration
41 weeks, including a 6-week field placement

Career Opportunities

  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Animal Hospitals
  • Rescue Shelters
  • Emergency Veterinary Clinics
  • Animal Boarding Facilities
  • Animal Grooming Centres

Key Courses

  • Veterinary Office Procedures
  • Medical Terminology for VAA’s
  • Large Animal Medicine
  • Pocket Pets & Exotics
  • Small Animal Breeds & Behaviours
  • Software Labs in word processing, spreadsheets and computer fundamentals

Why Eastern College?


We have an established reputation as a leader in providing career-focused education that quickly prepare you for in-demand employment opportunities

Ongoing Enrolment

We offer ongoing enrolment and lifestyle-friendly course schedules that limit the disruption to your employment, family and other commitments

Upgraded Courses

Our upgraded courses reflect current trends and employer needs, so you graduate with relevant, applicable skills and knowledge

Job Placement Assistance

Our extensive career services include career fairs, job-search workshops, and one-on-one job placement assistance

Fill out our online form for more information on our Veterinary Administrative Assistant program! Our admissions advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our program, including start dates, financing options and more!

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