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Animal Science and Management

Do you love animals? Have good physical stamina? Want to help animals live long, healthy lives? This program may be for you!
Learn to:
  • Assist practicing veterinarians with treatment procedures.
  • Conduct laboratory tests.
  • Assist in the operation of a kennel or animal boarding facility.
  • Administer nutritional and balanced diets for most common types of domesticated animals.
  • Maintain sanitary and healthful environments for confined animals.
  • Clean and groom animals.

(Note:  This is a high school program.  For options for adults, click here.)


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Sophomores:  Apply now for fall 2023!
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College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Career Pathways

  • Pet shop employee
  • Grooming bather/brusher
  • Kennel assistant
  • Veterinary assistant
  • Laboratory animal caretaker
  • Zoologist/biologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Professional groomer
  • Pet shop manager
  • Kennel manager
  • Animal control officer

More Career Options


  • Forklift Operations
  • OSHA 10-hour Agriculture
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification
  • Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification
  • Pet First Aid and Disaster Response Certification

Currently offered; subject to change

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