Certification: Board Certified in Animal Welfare Science

1800 S. Oak St, Suite 100 Champaign, IL 61820-6974

To advance professionalism and expertise of those skilled in the multiple disciplines of applied ecology, applied ethology, applied nutritional science, applied physiology, preventive health care, and overall care, husbandry, and management of avian and mammalian animals kept to serve a variety of human purposes.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.