Delayed Opening January 17

Due to the snow storm we will be opening at 11:30 am. Classes starting at 11:30 or later will run as scheduled.

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  • Animal Care Specialist Certificate (ASC)
    Program Description

    Career, Certificate (C2)

    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 contact the Pathway Advisor for this program:
    Lynn Campus: Kehinde Ikuomenisan, LE-224 ext. 6298

    For more information, please contact us at: (978) 762-4000 or

    For more information, please contact us at: (978) 762-4000 or

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