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Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine


Shelter Medicine: an Emerging Veterinary Specialty

Shelter medicine is on track to become the next Boarded Specialty area of practice in veterinary medicine, and the current demand is great for well-trained veterinarians to address the health and welfare issues unique to animal shelters. Few opportunities currently exist for students to immerse themselves in graduate-level coursework within this emerging area of expertise.

With the support of Maddie’s Fund®, we are pleased to adapt our on-campus shelter medicine certificate program for delivery online in order to reach a broader audience, benefit more homeless animals, and support the expanding graduate and veterinary student interest in this evolving topic.

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 9 credits, one year
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program
Admissions: Admissions Information
College of Veterinary Medicine
tel: (352) 294-4757
Veterinary Medicine
2015 SW 16th Ave
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610

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