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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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Becker College Awarded Scholarship from GAISA

Published on: September 29, 2020

Becker College has been awarded a $15,000 scholarship from the Global Alliance for International Student Advancement (GAISA), in support of the College’s academic mission. Founded in 2020, GAISA is a non-profit organization building a new model of international student success in higher education.

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Becker College women’s soccer wins award

Published on: September 28, 2020

The Becker College women’s soccer team has been awarded a United Soccer Coaches (USC) Team Academic Award. This is the first time that the Becker women’s soccer team has won the award. The USC recognizes soccer programs at both the collegiate and high school levels, recognizing outstanding performance in the classroom.

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Art exhibit to feature work by professor, alumni

Published on: September 18, 2020

A trio of artists with Becker ties are taking part in Preservation Worcester’s Architectural Heritage Exhibition, which runs through Tuesday, Nov. 24 at The Park View Room, 230 Park Avenue, Worcester.  The exhibit will feature artwork by Becker College Professor Scott Niemi and his sons, Becker alumni Andrew and Jonathan Niemi ’14.

UPDATED! Fall Plans: August 2020Click here