Veterinary Business Management Association Club

Business Certificate Program

The National VBMA Business Certificate Program is a way to recognize and rewardyour active participation in VBMA. With this program, you will have the opportunityto greatly augment your business education, an aspect vital to all veterinary professions regardless of your tract or career path. Key topics include personal finance,employee management, career preparation, and more. After completion of the program,the National VBMA will have letters to practitioners available explaining the significancebehind your certificate - a great way to boost your marketability.

We are currently offering both the Silver Level Certificate and Gold Level Certificate. The Silver certificate acknowledges the completion of a total of 15 hours of business education (through various VBMA events and somebusiness and doctoring courses in our school curriculum) before you graduate in thefollowing categories:

  • Finances (3 hours)
  • Practice ownership (2 hours)
  • Business management skills (2 hours)
  • Employee management skills (4 hours)
  • Career path and preparation (4 hours)

Even better is that we are able to offer the SILVER program, for a limited time, free! The GOLD program will require a $10 fee in addition to your membership.  You canenroll in the program at the beginning of each quarter, so be on the lookout for an email.

BCP Enrollment Packet (.pdf)

Remember: you have to be a VBMA member to participate in this program ($10/year + $30/4years to Kate Defenbaugh's c/o 2013 mailbox)

See for more details.