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Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Graduate Certificate in Shelter Medicine is a good option for students who are interested in gaining knowledge and skills necessary to be a knockout shelter veterinarian. Additionally, this program is ideal for students who are interested in receiving a certificate in shelter medicine both near and far, including veterinary students and professionals and wish to take advantage of a program that is convenient, affordable, and intensive.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3.1 upper-division GPA

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.