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Certificate in Animal-Assisted Therapy

Certificate in Animal-Assisted Therapy

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100% Online

$398 per credit hour*

9
Credit Hours

Six Start Dates

The human-animal bond has proven to be beneficial, and a certificate in Animal-Assisted Therapy from Husson Online can prepare students to leverage this connection in a variety of therapeutic settings. Students explore how animal-supported therapy can amplify traditional applications of physical and emotional therapies.

*all rates subject to change

Upcoming Start Dates:

Term 4: March 11, 2024

Term 5: May 6, 2024

Course Spotlights

AB 110 The Human-Animal Bond: Animal Behavior, Evolution and Therapeutic Applications

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 210 Emotional Support and Service Animals

Examine the different ways animals can be used to support human health and explore the role of pets and other animals in the treatment and rehabilitation of persons with a variety of physical and psychological disabilities.

AB 310 Animal-Assisted Therapy: Understanding Techniques, Regulations and Risks

Learn how to safely, legally and ethically integrate animals into counseling sessions. Students study best practices and various techniques specific to animal-assisted therapy.

ACCREDITATION

Husson Online programs are accredited through NECHE and prepare students for professional career opportunities.

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TRANSFER CREDITS

Generous transfer credit policy and lifelong career services.

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