Considering an Online Animal Behavior Certification?

Penn Foster Career School, the school below with the highest ranking, has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in animal behavior to become successful animal behavioralists, animal trainers, dog trainers, animal scientists, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 10,080 individuals employed as animal trainers in America, and their average annual salary is $31,080. Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed today .

Animal Behavior Common Job Tasks
  • keeping records
  • assessing behavior of animals
  • analyzing antecedents to human behavior
Popular Journals & Magazines Animal Behavior Organizations

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Veterinary Assistant

Work with animals! The Penn Foster Career School Veterinary Assistant Program can help you make a difference. Your abilities can keep animals healthy, nurse them when ill — even save their lives! Train quickly and conveniently. Learn how to: Obtain animal health histories and records. Provide specialized nursing care. Assist in surgical procedures. Wash, feed, and care for animals, and much more. And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed! You’ll get valuable information about animal-related issues from care and handling to veterinary practice and administration. Start a rewarding career in a growing field. Why take a Veterinary Assistant training program? With the right credentials, you can: Be an important part of a professional veterinary staff. Work at a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, kennel, or laboratory. Demand for professional Veterinary Assistants will rise nearly 23% through 2018.* Pet owners increasingly take advantage of veterinary services, spurring employment growth for Veterinary Assistants. That means more opportunity for you!

Veterinary Assisting Offline

Want a career helping animals? Our quick and affordable veterinary assistant training will give you the skills you need in less than 6 months. We'll teach you how to assist in emergency care and physical exams, perform lab tests, prevent and treat common diseases and disorders, administer medications, nurse orphaned and wild animals and more. Learn about the latest veterinary procedures from knowledgeable instructors with years of experience in their field.

Animal Behavior Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Animal Behavior Schools (campus and online)

Duke University
Total Programs 77
Number of Subjects 76
Rank in USA 15th
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Total Programs 215
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 23rd
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Total Programs 243
Number of Subjects 168
Rank in USA 26th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of Georgia
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 38th
University of California-Davis
Total Programs 160
Number of Subjects 114
Rank in USA 41st
Michigan State University
Total Programs 220
Number of Subjects 164
Rank in USA 45th
University of California-Santa Barbara
Total Programs 99
Number of Subjects 84
Rank in USA 50th
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Total Programs 152
Number of Subjects 117
Rank in USA 55th
Indiana University-Bloomington
Total Programs 162
Number of Subjects 121
Rank in USA 59th
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Total Programs 120
Number of Subjects 107
Rank in USA 61st
University of Connecticut
Total Programs 191
Number of Subjects 146
Rank in USA 63rd
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Total Programs 175
Number of Subjects 137
Rank in USA 70th
Purdue University-Main Campus
Total Programs 122
Number of Subjects 104
Rank in USA 81st
Clemson University
Total Programs 132
Number of Subjects 106
Rank in USA 86th
University of Delaware
Total Programs 159
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 95th
University of Vermont
Total Programs 141
Number of Subjects 127
Rank in USA 113th
Auburn University Main Campus
Total Programs 131
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 115th