Animal Welfare Business Management – AAS

Animal Welfare Business Management – AAS

This degree completion program provides those who work in, or aspire to work in, the animal sciences field with the knowledge and skills required for the business side of animal welfare management. It is designed for those with a certificate or significant coursework already completed in an animal sciences field.

Program length – 7 months

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Online program

Curriculum covers animal welfare administration and management, personnel supervision, team building, public relations and fundraising, along with other related topics.

The program also includes courses in general education to meet the requirements of an associate degree, including critical reading and writing, oral and written communication,digital communications and psychology.

Graduates of this program could be well prepared to find entry level work in a variety of environments, including:

  • Animal shelter administrator or manager
  • Veterinarian office manager
  • Pet store manager
  • Animal rescue manager/administrator
  • Humane investigator


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