Program Fees and Schedule

Human Resources


Cohort 26
  • Human Resource Management: September 10 - 13, 2015 (completed)
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 21 - 24, 2016 (completed)
  • Marketing Management: October 6 - 9, 2016 (completed)
  • Strategic Thinking: March 2 - 5, 2017
Cohort 27
  • Human Resource Management: September 29 – October 2, 2016 (completed)
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 19-22, 2017 (completed)
  • Marketing Management: October 19-22, 2017
  • Strategic Thinking: February 1-4, 2018
Cohort 28
  • Human Resource Management: August 24 - 27, 2017
  • Accounting and Financial Management: January 18 - 21, 2018
  • Marketing Management: October 12 - 14, 2018
  • Strategic Thinking: January 31 - February 3, 2019
One Curriculum, Two Options

Take VPMP's four on-campus modules:

  • over 18 months
  • in an accelerated 8-month format

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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 $1950
  • If payment is made for all four modules up front, then the total cost is $7300 for a savings of $500.
  • Practices/organizations sending two or more individuals will receive a rate of $7000 per person.

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 Cara Cray at 765-496-6616 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 to faculty throughout the program
  • 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-
  • over 18 months
  • in an accelerated 8-month format
  • 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.