Program Fees and Schedule


Please contact Cathy Garrison at 765-494-1554 for more information.

For registrants needing to complete some modules in the program, there are seats also available in cohort 25 Strategic Thinking in March 2016.
Cohort 25
  • Human Resources Management: September 11 - 14, 2014 (completed)
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 29 - February 1, 2015 (completed)
  • Marketing Management: October: 1 - 4, 2015 (completed)
  • Strategic Thinking: March 3-6, 2016
Cohort 26
  • Human Resources Management: September 10 - 13, 2015 (completed)
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 21 - 24, 2016
  • Marketing Management: October 6 - 9, 2016
  • Strategic Thinking: March 2 - 5, 2017
Cohort 27
  • Human Resources Management: September 29 – October 2, 2016
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 19-22, 2017
  • Marketing Management: October 19-22, 2017
  • Strategic Thinking: February 1-4, 2018

CVPMAll courses in this program are applicable toward the continuing education requirement for the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager program offered by the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association.


Registration Fees

The price per module is $1945
  • If payment is made for all four modules up front, then the total cost is $7250 for a savings of over $500.
  • Practices/organizations sending two or more individuals will receive a rate of $7000 per person. Registrants that cancel 30 days or less before a module will incur a $250 cancellation fee.

Please note: Purdue University is not responsible for expenses incurred due to cancellations. Cancellation will incur a $250 cancellation fee.

Private loans are available with credit approval. Contact for more information..

Applicable Reduced Rates:

Purdue University alumni and Purdue Veterinary Medicine staff, faculty and students qualify for reduced rates. Please contact Cathy Garrison at 765-494-1554 or for more information. You can repeat any module for 1/2 the current module fee.


What's included for each of the four modules?

  • Welcome Dinner (Module 1, Human Resources Management)
  • Program instruction and faculty resources
  • Extensive course materials and program manuals
  • All required texts/readings
  • Dedicated, full-service executive education facility
  • Study group and breakout session rooms with full computer support
  • Informal reception and hospitality suites to facilitate networking with colleagues and faculty
  • Continued access faculty throughout the program
  • Certificate upon completion of each module
  • Closing Dinner (Module 4, Strategic Thinking)
  • Framed certificate upon completion of all four modules

Lodging and more information

  • Fees do not include lodging and transportation. Convenient and comfortable lodging, with wireless access, is available at Purdue's on-campus, full-service historic Union Club Hotel, located directly across from (and connected by underground walkway) the Krannert Center for Executive Education. There are a limited number of queen-size bedrooms and they will be assigned on a first-come basis.
  • Most students experience little or no added expense during the program. Program fees cover breakfasts, refreshment breaks, daily luncheons, and light suppers.
  • Although most students enjoy dining as a group, there are a number of dining facilities on campus, in the Village area that adjoins the campus, and in the Greater Lafayette area.
  • For each module, you should plan to arrive by late Thursday afternoon. All modules except Marketing Management have Thursday evening sessions to initiate the topic and familiarize participants with key concepts/terms.
  • Program costs are generally considered business expenses for tax purposes. Please consult your tax advisor if in doubt.
  • If you have special needs, such as dietary requirements or handicap access, please indicate this at the time of registration. Every effort will be made to accommodate your needs.