Animal Science and Management

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Laurel Oaks:  Kathy Brauch
Live Oaks:  Lisa Ehrhardt

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Career Pathways

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

Learn more about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

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

Currently offered; subject to change


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Related Information

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Courses and credentials available in this program

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.)

Essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this program.


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