EATM

Program Purpose

Students who complete the EATM program will acquire the practical knowledge and skills to successfully perform scientific observations, provide appropriate animal husbandry, and apply animal behavior modification to a wide variety of domestic and non-domestic animals to further animal welfare and wildlife conservation. In addition, students will develop skills in critical thinking, communicating effectively, and working as a dynamic team member.

Degree in Exotic Animal Training Management (EATM)

Students completing the Associate of Science Degree in Exotic Animal Training and Management will be able to:

  • apply practical knowledge and skills to successfully perform scientific observations.
  • provide appropriate animal husbandry, and apply animal behavior modification to a wide variety of domestic and non-domestic animals to further animal welfare and wildlife conservation.
  • demonstrate skills in critical thinking and communication, working as a dynamic team member.

EATM Program of Study

Outcomes Assessment Results

 

Career Pathways and Gainful Employment Disclosures

Exotic Animal Training & Management (EATM)

America's Teaching Zoo provides a laboratory experience, focusing primarily on nondomestic animals. The Zoo has almost 200 different animals, and is maintained and run entirely by the students. Graduates are working all over the world, in many different settings, from the movie/television industry, Las Vegas show industry, zoos, theme parks (Sea World, Six Flags), and many other areas.

Career Pathway

Gainful Employment Disclosures