Program Addendum

The Course and Program Catalogue is published annually on March 1st. New programs approved after this date are posted here.

New program information effective for 2017-18:

College of Arts & Science

STEM Accelerator Certificate

This certificate establishes skills for success in prerequisite science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) courses common to bachelor's degrees in science, engineering, agriculture and bioesources, education, and health science programs. Earn a preparatory STEM Accelerator Certificate to broaden your post-secondary program choices.

Students interested in pursuing this program must be admitted to the College of Arts and Science, or admitted to another college at the University of Saskatchewan, and must meet the following admission requirements: 

  • grade 12 standing  
  • minimum first year entrance average of 70%

Students who are 21 years of age by the first day of classes may be considered for Special (Mature) Admission if they have completed fewer than 18 credit units at the post-secondary level. 

For more information on admission, please refer to

Requirements (9 credit units)

College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Master of Science (M.Sc.) - Project Option in Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Admission Requirements

  • D.V.M. or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency will be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. See the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Academic Information and Policies in this Catalogue for more information
  • Eligibility for restricted, educational SVMA licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Saskatchewan.
  • Completion of an internship program at an accredited institution or a least one-year equivalent of experience in veterinary practice

Degree Requirements

Students must maintain continuous registration in the 992 course.

  • GPS 960.0 Introduction to Ethics Integrity
  • GPS 961.0 Ethics Integrity Human Research if research involves human subjects
  • GPS 962.0 Ethics Integrity Animal Research if research involves animal subjects
  • a minimum of 24 credit units:
    • 12 credit units pertaining to clinical competency (Advanced Clinical Practice 1, 2, 3)
    • 12 credit units pertaining to research and discipline-specific, foundational knowledge
  • VSAC 992.0 Project
  • VSAC 990.0 Seminar