Animal Care

The field of Animal Care allows students with a deep-rooted love for animals of many species to explore a variety of topics and career paths. The ever-evolving role of animals, and their caregivers, in modern society is creating job opportunities and career paths unheard of just a few years ago. Graduates from the Associates in Animal Care Program at Becker College will possess and be able to apply knowledge in the areas of animal husbandry, behavior, health and disease, breeding, and facilities management. Employment opportunities for graduates of the Associates of Animal Care Program include the areas of animal control, shelter, rescue, behavior and training, biomedical research, animal boarding, daycare, business ownership entrepreneurship, veterinary assistance, and more. Students are able to get numerous course hours utilizing the amenities of the Becker Veterinary Clinic located in the Lenfest Animal Health Center.

New Dual Degree Option-

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!

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NECC spotlights Women’s Lacrosse Senior Class

Published on: April 7, 2020

The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) recognized the Becker College women’s lacrosse team senior class this week.   This group was integral in the greatest single-season turnaround in NCAA history, improving from 1-13 in 2018 to 13-2 in 2019, reaching the finals of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Championship Tournament.

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Becker wins Overwatch Invitational Tournament

Published on: April 6, 2020

Becker College’s Varsity Esports has won the spring Overwatch Invitational Tournament, which was held online on Sunday, April 5. In addition to Becker, the teams that competed in the event included the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Murray State University, and Emerson College.

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Becker creates OutReach program for students

Published on: April 3, 2020

Becker College is launching OutReach for home-bound high school students. This, free, fun, online program offers weekly livestreamed, faculty-led programs on game design, interactive media, business, and esports.

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