Courses

Enrich Your Career: Reach New Heights

Enroll today to gain valuable knowledge and skills!

AZA's in-person and virtual professional development courses are team-taught by experienced and knowledgeable professionals from the zoo and aquarium industry. Students are presented the unique chance to learn about the latest techniques, information, and tools available and are afforded an unequaled opportunity to network with current and future leaders. In general, each course is offered annually around the same time each year. Click here for course policies.

Upcoming Virtual Courses

AZA's virtual courses bring the learning experience to you. Students join instructors live each week for virtual course meetings, continuing discussions and coursework between sessions using Google Classroom. 

Spring 2021

April 2021 

Upcoming In-Person Courses

AZA is continuing to assess our in-person programming and hoping to resume in-person courses in fall 2021. Dates and locations will be updated as they are confirmed. Registration typically opens five to six months in advance of a course offering.

AZA offers a number of scholarships for in-person Professional Development Courses. AZA scholarship applications will next be opened in summer 2022.  Sponsor the AZA Professional Development Program and place your brand in the spotlight! To learn more, please click here.

Questions? Contact AZA's Professional Development Program Department. 


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