The Animal Care Specialist certificate program is designed for students wishing to work with dogs and cats. The certificate program may be sufficient for employment opportunities in such fields as: Day Care and Boarding, Kennel Management, Dog Walking, Training, Grooming and Retail. Students who wish to operate, manage, or own an Animal Care Business or wish to pursue careers in Animal Control, Shelter and Rescue are strongly encouraged to apply to the Associate Degree program.
Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Animal Care Specialist (ASD) and Animal Care Specialist Certificate(ASC)
For more information email us at: Animalcare@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4048