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Animals

YC offers a variety of animal certificates.

Animal Care and Management, Canine Care and Handling, Equine Care and Management, Service Dog, Therapy and Service Dog Team Skills

 
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Degrees


The Agriculture Technology Management program prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment, or advancement in a variety of agricultural fields including horticulture, aquaculture and fisheries, and animal care and management.

Certificates


  • SEMESTERS: 2
  • CREDITS: 30
  • LOCATIONS:
  • Chino Valley
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The Animal Care and Management Certificate Program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the pet and exotic animal industry including veterinary assistant, zookeeper, animal control officer, entrepreneur, pet store technician and boarding/grooming facilities management.

  • SEMESTERS: 2
  • CREDITS: 30
  • LOCATIONS:
  • Chino Valley
  • View courses
The Equine Care and Management certificate prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment, or advancement in a variety of equine fields including business/barn management, training, husbandry, grooming, sales, marketing and nutrition.

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Jon Freriks

Jon Freriks

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Justin Brereton

Marnee Zazueta

Marnee Zazueta