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Companion Animal Nutrition Certificate

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Program URL: https://ansc.illinois.edu/graduate/programs/companion-animal-nutrition-certificate

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Program Type: Certificate

Award Conferred: Certificate

Total Number of Credit Hours: 9 Sem. Hr(s).

The Companion Animal Nutrition Certificate program gives industry professionals, veterinarians, animal scientists, pet breeders, and pet enthusiasts the opportunity to take in-depth courses on various aspects of companion animal nutrition.

Course topics include canine and feline metabolism, nutrient functions and requirements, pet nutrition and disease, pet food ingredients, principles of diet formulation, pet food processing technologies, good manufacturing practices, pet food regulations, and market trends.


Kelly Swanson 
Professor and Certificate Program Coordinator
Department of Animal Sciences
1207 W. Gregory
162 Animal Sciences Laboratory
Urbana, IL 61801-
Phone: (217) 333-4189
E-mail: ksswanso@illinois.edu


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