Certificate in Animal-Assisted Therapy
$398 per credit hour*
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
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.
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