You can be confident about pursuing your education with the Animal
Behavior Institute. Our programs enjoy widespread recognition and acceptance at
other institutions. Hundreds of professional associations accept our continuing
education credits thanks to our Accredited Provider status with the
International Association for Continuing Education. Furthermore, many of our courses
are accepted directly as CEU credits via our relationships with the American
Association of Veterinary State Boards, the International Association of Animal
Behavior Consultants, the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers,
and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, among other institutions. Please see the listings below for more information.
for Laboratory Animal Science
Many courses satisfy AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science)
standards and requirements and provide continuing education credits for
eligible laboratory animal science professionals. Contact AALAS directly to
determine the courses in your program that qualify for CEU credit.
of Veterinary State Boards
Selected courses are pre-approved for use as continuing education credits
for veterinarians and veterinary technicians by The American Association of Veterinary State Boards'
Registry of Approved Continuing Education (ABI provider number = 238). Each
approved course meets the requirements for 10 hours of continuing education
credit in all jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB's RACE approval.
Association of Zoos
The Animal Behavior Institute is proud to be an Official Learning Partner of
the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Our two organizations share a
common mission to provide professional, high quality training in zoo science.
Many of the courses offered by the Animal Behavior Institute can be used for
dual credit. These courses are applied to your ABI certificate requirements; the
credits can also be used towards select Professional Development certificates
with the Association of Zoos & Professionals.
Please visit our ABI-AZA Learning
Partners site or the AZA Professional Development Certificates site
for more information.
Certification Council for Professional
The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
has approved the Animal Training program at the Animal Behavior Institute for
CCPDT Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The CCPDT is an international testing
and certification program for professional pet dog trainers.
Department of Fish
and Game (CA)
The California Fish and Game Wildlife
Rehabilitation Coordinator has approved the use of our course “Principles of
Wildlife Rehabilitation” course to satisfy the continuing education
requirements for professional wildlife rehabilitators. Students can apply for
CEU credits at other state organizations as well.
International Wildlife Rehabilitation
The Certification Review Board of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council has approved all of ABI's Wildlife Rehabilitation courses to satisfy the
continuing education requirements for nationally certified wildlife
The Animal Behavior Institute is an Approved Education Provider for the
Department of Defense's Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program. This program provides
educational funding for qualified military spouses. Eligible students can have
up to $2,000 per year ($4,000 maximum) of their ABI tuition covered through
this program. Thus, qualified military spouses may be able to complete their
programs at little or no cost. To determine whether you are eligible to
participate in the MyCAA program, please their website at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa.