Best Colleges with Animal-Assisted Therapy Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Animal-Assisted Therapy, you'll find there are three different degrees that can be earned. A major in Animal-Assisted Therapy is offered at a low number schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Animal-Assisted Therapy degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Animal-Assisted Therapy degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Animal-Assisted Therapy.

The Best Animal-Assisted Therapy Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Carroll College Helena, MT

Carroll College offers 4 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a small private university in a remote town. In 2015, 28 students graduated in the study area of Animal-Assisted Therapy with students earning 28 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
2 Wilson College Chambersburg, PA

Wilson College offers 4 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Animal-Assisted Therapy with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 Prescott College Prescott, AZ

Prescott College offers 8 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Animal-Assisted Therapy with students earning 4 Master's degrees, 2 Bachelor's degrees.

4 Lake Erie College Painesville, OH

Lake Erie College offers 4 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Averett University Danville, VA

Averett University offers 4 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Animal-Assisted Therapy with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

6 Casper College Casper, WY

Casper College offers 2 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Animal-Assisted Therapy with students earning 12 Certificates degrees.

7 Tri-County Community College Murphy, NC

Tri-County Community College offers 4 Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote rural.

List of Animal-Assisted Therapy Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Carroll College Carroll College Helena, MT
5/5
14 : 1 1,469
Wilson College Wilson College Chambersburg, PA
5/5
11 : 1 923
Prescott College Prescott College Prescott, AZ
5/5
12 : 1 819
Lake Erie College Lake Erie College Painesville, OH
5/5
20 : 1 1,243
Averett University Averett University Danville, VA
5/5
14 : 1 878
Casper College Casper College Casper, WY
2/5
19 : 1 3,680
Tri-County Community College Tri-County Community College Murphy, NC
2/5
21 : 1 1,082

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Getting an Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree Online

Schools offering online Animal-Assisted Therapy degrees

Online Animal-Assisted Therapy degrees are available with as many as 3 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Animal-Assisted Therapy degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Prescott College 0 0 1 2 0
How many schools offer online Animal-Assisted Therapy degrees?
  • 1 Certificates
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Animal-Assisted Therapy?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 5 Colleges 23 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 3 Colleges 6 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 1 Colleges 2 Graduates

Animal-Assisted Therapy Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Animal-Assisted Therapy degree, receiving a traditional degree is very prevalent. The most standard path for those earning a degree in Animal-Assisted Therapy can look for a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most popular Animal-Assisted Therapy degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Animal-Assisted Therapy degree that people receive is a certificate. While a bachelor's degree is the likely degree choice, getting a certificate degree isn't out of the question. Although a master's degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Animal-Assisted Therapy will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Animal-Assisted Therapy degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$2,340 Public In-State
$7,688 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$27,835 Private In-State
$27,835 Private Out-of-State
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