Veterinary Practice Management Certificate for bachelor's degree graduates
If you already have a bachelor's degree, this certificate can help boost your veterinary practice management skills. When finished, you'll be eligible to take the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association exam for Certified Veterinary Practice Managers. You take courses in personnel, accounting and finance, marketing, legal requirements and budgeting and planning.
This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Average
Projected employment for Florida
Projected Job Openings
Veterinary Practice Management Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2010 (420)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2010 (420), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Program Leadership Information
Dr. Cynthia Grey
Interim Associate Dean
The veterinary hospital management courses identified in this certificate program will meet the educational requirements for the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association examination for Certified Veterinary Practice Managers. The 8 courses will cover the areas of personnel, accounting and finance, marketing, legal requirements and budgeting and planning.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
5555108080: VETERINARY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (CPP)
Federal CIP Code
51.0808: Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
Job Related Opportunities
- Certified Veterinary Practice Manager
To be admitted to this certificate program, the student must have graduated with a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
MAJOR CORE COURSES
Continue Your Education at spc
Once you earn your bachelor's degree, you can continue with SPC's Veterinary Practice Management Bacehlor's Certificate.