This online course teaches both student and practicing veterinarians how to avoid the most common financial, lifestyle and emotional pitfalls impacting caring health care providers today including budgeting and paying for your expensive medical school education.


Dr. Roasa has earned his veterinary and Master’s degrees from Texas A&M University and his law degree from the University of Nebraska. He has worked for Banfield in Phoenix and has owned and operated a mixed animal practice in the mountains of Colorado. He has co-founded and co-owns a group of practices in Nebraska, operates a law practice and delivers on-line CE via drip.vet. He is the past president of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association and a national co-advisor to the Veterinary Business Management Association. He serves on the board of directors of the Mark Morris Institute and on the advisory board to Veterinary Team Brief.


This course is tailored to veterinary students and focuses on empowerment and habit formation for long term financial success in the veterinary profession. Basic financial tenets such as budgeting and compounding interest are also covered, but are set to real-life veterinary based scenarios to encourage interest and retention. Courses are specifically tailored to the student debt and debt-to-income ratios within the veterinary profession.

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This course uses drip teaching/learning methodology to deliver small, consistent and repetitive bits of multimedia educational content to the learner with positive and engaging video, text and audio. The drips are delivered via e-mail in a time release setting with the learner spending no more than five to seven minutes per setting with the content.

Estimated Time To Complete

When does the course start and finish? This ever-evolving course starts when you enter veterinary school and follows you through graduation and beyond! It is updated and added to as time passes to create a living course that is always growing and changing to meet the needs of veterinary students and licensed veterinarians.

This Course Is Intended For

This course is intended to follow students from their first year in veterinary school all the way through post-graduation.


Current or prior enrollment in veterinary school.


The sign-up process is easy.  Start by clicking the button below for your school and graduating class year.  You will then be linked to the sign-up form.  Because your school has already paid for the course for you, there will see a coupon code and discount pre-applied.

If you are not affiliated with a school or you don’t see your school listed in one of the buttons below, then please click on the “generic” buttons below that has your year of graduation.

After submitting the form you will receive a series of emails including instructions on how to access the Personal Financial Success for Veterinarians course and the associated forum which is quite easy too.

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