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Risk, Benefits, Science & Policy Food Safety: RiskLite

This course will provide decision makers—both current and future—with a level of comfort about the risk and science that affect the business of providing safe and affordable food. It is an introductory course that will apply risk assessment methods to real-world food safety topics. More information ...

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Veterinary Law & Ethics

Online veterinary law & ethics takes on a difficult topic pertinent to students and professionals alike. In-depth handouts, intriguing classroom lectures, and real world examples combine to create an engaging and informative examination of the subject. This course is available as a full course covering all topics or in smaller, more specific modules to fit your educational needs. More information ...


Veterinary Ocular Histopathology

Veterinary ocular pathology gives its student access to a broad range of ocular pathology information in the form of an interactive guide and 100's of cases to review. More information ...


Veterinary Preventive Medicine — Graduate Certificate

Veterinary Preventive Medicine is a very diverse area. Students in the program are able to include courses in areas of animal welfare, diagnostics, food safety, evidence-based medicine, surgery, pathology, microbiology, epidemiology, public health, statistics and production medicine. Students can choose courses that focus on any of these disciplines.
A graduate certificate is an additional qualification awarded by Iowa State University after successful completion of 15 graduate level credits. As such the graduate certificate requires less course work than a Masters (30+ credits) level program. More information ...