Certificate Program for Pre-Vet Students and Students at Colleges/Schools of Veterinary Medicine

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Program Overview

This program is designed for veterinary medical, veterinary technology, and pre-vet students who want to foster inclusive learning environments at their educational institutions and develop the skills to succeed as veterinary professionals. Online module topics include:

Anna-Marie Struble

Anna-Marie Struble
Student, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine

"Cultural biases, worldview development, and communication skills are things veterinarians are expected to understand but are often not taught. This program is a step in that direction and I hope more people take the opportunity to choose to see good in others. Our industry needs more grace in it."

  • The Case for Diversity in Veterinary Medicine
  • Diversity Lingo
  • History of Diversity in Veterinary Medicine
  • Stereotype Threat
  • Microaggressions
  • The LGBTQ+ Community
  • Effective Communication with Spanish-Speaking Clients and Colleagues
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Men in Veterinary Medicine
  • Generational Diversity
  • Affirmative Leadership
  • P-12 Engagement
  • Creating Your Professional Information Profile

You will also:

  • Complete and document 3 hours of volunteer community service and submit written reflections about what was learned. Fully online options are available.

  • Document participation in 4 pertinent activities each lasting at least one hour, and submit written reflections about what was learned from each activity. Fully online options are available.

  • Submit a capstone paper (1-2 pages) on how you will use information from the certificate program to strengthen diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.

For additional program information email: hcvm@purdue.edu

Join Your Classmates and Get a Group Discount!

Discounts for groups of 10, 25 or 50 students are available if the entire group is registered and paid for as a cohort.

Register Your Group

For more registration information, contact us at hcvm@purdue.edu. Refunds will not be given. Purdue University is not responsible for expenses incurred due to cancellations.

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