Animal Care Agile Dual Degree Options

Combine your desire to work with animals— and expand your career options.

Earn an Associate’s Degree in Animal Care plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science (Criminalistics), or Psychology (MHC) in the same amount of time as a Bachelor’s Degree alone!

Career Options Include:

Animal-related business ownership, Police patrol, Boarding, training, in-home pet care, Specialty pet merchandise, pet spa ,Veterinary sales. Veterinary supplies, Pet pharmaceuticals, Animal nutrition, Biotech management, Non-profit shelter/rescue, K-9 units, Mounted units (equine), Search & Rescue, Animal welfare/public policy, Animal-related crime prevention/investigation, Specialty K-9 units, Explosive detection and accelerants, Narcotics, Fisheries and wildlife,  Animal-assisted therapy (licensure and non-licensure programs), Individual/family therapy, Work in schools, hospitals, corrections facilities, Service animal pairing/placement, Advocacy, Training, Consulting, and Veterinary social work.

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Becker students’ artwork selected for ArtsWorcester College Show

Published on: January 28, 2020

Artwork by eight Becker College students will be featured in the Sixteenth Annual ArtsWorcester College Show, which runs from Jan. 31-March 7. This exhibit will be on view in ArtsWorcester’s East and West Galleries, at 44 Portland St, in Worcester.  Both the art galleries and the opening reception — which will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31 — are free and open to the public.

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Becker receives Reliant Foundation grant for Mental Health Counseling program

Published on: January 27, 2020

Becker College has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Reliant Foundation to fund a Mental Health Career Pipeline Scholarship for students enrolled in the College’s Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. The grant will help address the shortage of mental health professionals in the Greater Worcester area by supporting students in the program.   

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Becker to host NECC Esports Showcase on Jan. 31

Published on: January 23, 2020

Becker College will host a New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Esports Showcase on Friday, January 31, from 1:30-5 p.m.  The event, which is being held in partnership with the Massachusetts Digital Game Institute (MassDiGI), will take place in the Colleen C. Barrett Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship, at 80 William Street, on the College’s Worcester Campus.