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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 four 3-credit core requirements and 18–21 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 Maddie’s® Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine consists of three online courses for a total of 9 credits. The courses are: Integrating Veterinary Medicine with Shelter Systems, Shelter Animal Physical Health, and Shelter Animal Behavior. 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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