We Proudly Present Animal Welfare Administration Graduate Colleen Corbett

We Proudly Present Animal Welfare Administration Graduate Colleen Corbett
DATE On December 08, 2021

“Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.” This Mike Norton quote encouraged Colleen Corbett to pursue the career she truly wanted.1 While enrolled in Rockford Career College's animal welfare administration program, Colleen applied herself and never lost sight of her professional goal. We could not be prouder of her for graduating on the Dean's List and beginning her dream career.

What You Learn in an Animal Welfare Administration Program

For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Colleen took courses such as: Animal Facility Management, Exotics and Pocket Pets, and Client Communication. 

In these courses, she learned about:

  • The basics of animal care facility location, design, management, and operation; health and safety of workers and animals in the facility; and small animal settings including animal shelters
  • The unique husbandry, handling, and medical needs of various exotic species, rodents, and rabbits often kept as pets and laboratory animals
  • Effective professional communication strategies to use with clients in animal welfare and animal care environments in various contexts such as grief management, conflict resolution, animal relinquishment, adoption, and animal housing

How Our Graduate Entered Animal Welfare Administration

Like Colleen, you too could enter the animal welfare administration field in just a matter of months and start your career journey in this interesting and necessary profession. This program is offered 100% online, giving you flexibility to complete your assignments at home on your schedule. Even if you care for family or have work obligations, you could still prepare for your dream career!

Rockford Career College's Animal Welfare Administration Program at a Glance

Program Length: 9 months
Learning Environment: 100% online
Lead Instructor Animal Welfare Administration
Job Outlook: Animal caretakers have a 23% projected job increase in the U.S. from 2019-20292

Find out more about our animal welfare administration program today. Call 888.680.6682 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We're here to help you with completing the enrollment process, exploring your financial aid options, finding a free tutor, connecting with local employers, and much more. Let us help you succeed like Colleen!

1 Quotefancy.  (n.d.).  Mike Norton quote: “Fall. Stand. Learn. Adapt.”  https://quotefancy.com/quote/51537/Mike-Norton-Fall-Stand-Learn-Adapt
2 National Center for O*NET Development.  Illinois Employment Trends: 39-2021.00 - Animal Caretakers.  O*NET OnLine.  Retrieved May 23, 2021, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localtrends/39-2021.00?st=IL&g=Go

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