Aquatic Animal Medicine Certificate

Our UF DVM Certificate Program

certificate students

The Aquatic Animal Medicine Certificate program is a broad, 15 credit educational program that gives UF veterinary students a unique opportunity to nurture their interest in this exciting and diverse field. Students accepted to UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine, who successfully complete this program will receive a certificate that documents their concentrated training in aquatic animal medicine during their DVM curriculum. 

UF AAM Certificate Details (Updated May 2020)

Students must be enrolled in the UF DVM program to apply!

Interested University of Florida veterinary students should fill out an application to participate in the certificate program, due March 31st annually.

AAM Application

Timeline Form (2020)

Requirements for Completion

The successful student in this program will be required to complete a total of 15 credits: 9 credit hours of a core curriculum in aquatic animal medicine and 6 credit hours from a list of elective courses.

Core Curriculum

Elective Courses

In unusual circumstances, other elective courses may be permitted upon approval by program coordinator.  Contact Dr Larkin – ivlarkin@ufl.edu


Current Students

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Marine Mammal Externship

Currently Unavailable (2020)!

Students completing veterinary externships at facilities or institutions with marine mammals are welcome to apply for funding assistance through the Aquatic Animal Health Program.  Applicants are expected to have career goals pertaining to aquatic animal medicine, have good references and reports from externship mentors, and demonstrate financial need.  Applications are accepted on November 20th or April 20th of each academic year.  Please see the attached application for more information.

Marine Mammal Externship Funds Application

University of Florida

IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

IFAS

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves