Veterinary Office Management/Administration

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a veterinary office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, veterinary care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations.

Career Opportunities

Office Administration Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.
$62010
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Medical and Health Services Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
$118800
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Administrative Services Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
$108120
No degree required
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


General Managers

Mark Rapley from KWIC Internet
Graham Cook from A2 Global Risk
2 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Usually manage through subordinate supervisors.
$125740
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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