October 30, 2023

Boost your career with an animal health management graduate certificate

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If you’re trying to take your career in animal health to the next level, it's time to consider getting your animal health management graduate certificate from Kansas State University Olathe.

This program can be completed online, making it a convenient choice for any busy professional who wants to push their career forward. 

Changing global landscapes and animal health regulations have created a need for additional training for anyone working in the animal health industry. There is a critical demand for veterinary and agribusiness professionals to pursue continuing education in the realm of veterinary epidemics, industry volatility and workforce diversification. 

For many professionals, finding an educational program that enables them to maintain their current work schedule while juggling the demands of education can be challenging. 

Fortunately, K-State Olathe has the perfect solution. 

The animal health management graduate certificate is designed for busy professionals who want to complete a program that will help them quickly advance in their careers and acquire the skills they need to move forward. 

When you choose to pursue an animal health management certificate, you’re opening up a world of possibilities. This graduate certificate can help boost any career by providing you with ongoing learning and training that directly correlates to the work you’re already doing. The program will solidify your current understanding of the veterinary world while pushing you forward. You’ll develop an understanding of new and changing technology and the role it plays in animal health. 

For each graduate student, the animal health management curriculum includes learning about: 

  • Agribusiness financial management 
  • Regulations in drug and vaccine development 
  • Applied agribusiness economics 
  • Economic issues 
  • Managing organizational behavior 
  • Sales and marketing 
  • Advanced food and agribusiness strategy

Graduates of the program will walk away with a renewed understanding of animal health and what it takes to succeed in the field. 

K-State Olathe knows that you lead a busy life, which is why our program offers flexibility without sacrificing quality. 

When you join the animal health management graduate certificate program, you’ll experience: 

  • 8-week courses, all available online 
  • Guidance from full-time faculty who have experience as practitioners 
  • Flexibility in your coursework, including the ability to begin taking classes any time during the year 
  • No out-of-state tuition and fees 

Additionally, depending on your goals and availability, you’ll be able to complete your certificate in just 12 to 18 months. 

In order to be accepted into the program, learners need to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Each learner also needs to have two years of professional work experience and be proficient with their personal computer. 

Additionally, due to the nature of the program each student also will also need to have taken certain prerequisite undergraduate classes in: 

  • Accounting 
  • Statistics or genetics 
  • Macroeconomics, Microeconomics or agricultural economics 

For specific information acceptance into the program, reach out today to speak with a student success coach in Johnson County who can help you start your academic journey at K-State Olathe. 

Don’t wait to start pushing your animal health career forward. 

This program at K-State Olathe is supported with funding provided by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle.

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