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UF Shelter Medicine Course Schedule

Master’s Degree

The online Master of Science in Veterinary Medical Sciences with a Concentration in Shelter Medicine consists of five 3-credit core requirements and 15-18 additional elective credits, for a total of 30 credits. All courses are offered conveniently online and can be completed from the comfort of your home. Through course modules and interactive activities, you will gain the knowledge necessary to run shelter operations and better care for sheltered animals. Click here to learn more and view the master’s degree course schedule.

Graduate Certificate

The online Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine consists of five online courses for a total of 15 credits. The courses are: Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems, Animal Shelter Population Management by the Metrics, Shelter Animal Physical Health, Behavioral Health of Shelter Dogs and Cats and The Role of the Animal Shelter in Protecting Community and Public Health. This certificate can be completed in as little as 1 year. Click here to learn more and view the graduate certificate course schedule.

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