2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2020  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Veterinary Social Work Graduate Certificate

Veterinary Social Work Graduate Certificate  
Students who are already enrolled in the Masters of Science in Social Work program may also earn a certificate in veterinary social work. This program will provide students with the coursework and practical experience needed to incorporate and facilitate human animal interaction programs and interventions in ethically sound ways.

To be admitted to this program, students must meet the Graduate Admission requirements for a certificate program, interview with the veterinary social work faculty, and have passed all course work in the foundation year of the Masters of Science in Social Work program.

Program of Study
The certificate program consists of 21 hours of course work: 3 hours of veterinary social work course (SOWK 567 ), 3  elective hours (SOWK 557 ), 3 selective hours with assignment in the course on a veterinary social work topic (SOWK 570 , SOWK 571  or SOWK 572 ), and 12 field placement credits.

Other courses may, where appropriate, be substituted for the courses listed above with the permission of the director.