DTIA Fits Your Life
The 5-month term translates to approximately 7 hours of classes and about 8 hours of combined study and practice time per week. This allows you to continue working during the program and means that you have time to process and absorb the material as you go along.
Class Meeting Schedule
- Dog behavior
- Applied Behavior Analysis
- Animal learning and motivation
- Behavior issues
- Business Basics and career guidance
- Ethics and best practices
Students meet online for lecture and discussion with visuals (slides, documents and videos).
Alternate Wednesday (6–8pm)
- Client Consultation Topics
Students observe and discuss real, in-person consultations throughout the course. Alternate Wednesday meetings take place online so that students may devote time they would be traveling to class on their studies (and life!).
- Cue Training and Classical Conditioning Skill Development
- Observational Skills
- Dog Body Language and Communication
- Client Teaching Practice
Students bring their project dogs to the training center for coaching.