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Service Dog and Canine Studies Management Diploma Service Dog and Canine Studies Management

Medicine Hat College

Medicine Hat College
Service Dog and Canine Studies Management is an exciting new opportunity that prepares students for a career in a wide range of canine related fields including the specialized service dog industry. This program explores canine care and a variety of dog training techniques while having the student train a service dog for a specific disability that will be placed with an actual client at the end of their schooling. It is a two-year, five-semester program including workplace integrated learning in both shelters/kennels and a two month spring course in a service dog organization that will give the student a valuable professional experience as part of their education. The program is designed for the student who enjoys working with animals and working in a helping profession field.

299 College Drive SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A3Y6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

High School Route

ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
Two Grade 12 5-credit subjects with 50% or better

Mature Route (21 years of age or older)
ELA 30 -1 or ELA 30-2
Math 30-1 or Math 30-2

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,912.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,857.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,324.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 30, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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