Bachelor of Science in Animal-Assisted Therapy
$398 per credit hour**
120-122 Credit Hours
The B.S. in Animal-Assisted Therapy from Husson Online can help those with a passion for optimizing healing and recovery develop a well-rounded approach to animal-supported therapeutic applications in a number of settings, from physical therapy to emotional and behavioral therapy.
*Time to completion varies based on allowable transfer credits from any prior undergraduate coursework. **All rates subject to change.
Upcoming Start Dates:
Term 4: January 15, 2023
Term 5: March 11, 2023
AB 110 Human-Animal Bond
Students study the evolution of human-animal relationships and the emotional and health benefits of the human-animal bond, animal behavior, and common methods of animal training.
AB 201 Animal Behavior
In this course, students study animal behavior through biological and psychological lenses. Deep exploration into the behavior of a species of the student’s choosing complement examples of many species through the coursework.
AB 210 Emotional Support and Service Animals
This course examines the different ways animals can be used to support human health and explores the role of pets and other animals in the treatment and rehabilitation of persons with a variety of physical and psychological disabilities.
AB 211 Animal Cognition
In this course, students study the philosophy and research in concepts of cognition, reasoning, learning, communication, memory, and emotions as they apply to both wild and domestic animals.
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