2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Animal Care and Management Certificate

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The Animal Care and Management Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the pet and exotic animal industry including veterinary assistant, zookeeper, animal control officer, entrepreneur, pet store technician and boarding/grooming facilities management.

Credit Hours Required: 30

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Animal Care and Management Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

1. Manage an extensive agriculture facility.
2. Rear fish from egg to market.
3. Develop a water delivery and quality management system.
4. Develop and implement a comprehensive management program for exotic and domestic animals.