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College & Adult Courses

AF Online Learning Institute

The Amphibian Foundation Online Learning Institute is the world's premiere online resource for herpetological studies and certification.

100% Online | 8 & 16 Week Programs | Courses for ages 12-17 & 18+

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Conservation Research Bridge Program


The Amphibian Foundation’s (AF) Conservation Research Bridge Program offers the unique opportunity for adults (18+) to conduct conservation and biological research in a collaborative and mentored scientific environment.

In-person (Atlanta) | 1-3 semester programs | Rolling start dates

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Master Herpetologist Program

The Master Herpetologist Program is a certificate program, and is offered 100% online. The class is taught by a diversity of herpetologists from around the world.

100% Online | Asynchronous | 16 week program | Certificate program | Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall

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Southeastern Master Herpetologist

The Southeastern Master Herpetologist Program is offered 100% online, and is taught by a diversity of herpetologists, agency professionals, academics, graduate students and researchers working in the Southeastern US.

100% Online | Asynchronous | 16 week program | Certificate program | Offered: Winter, Spring & Summer

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Husbandry & Captive Management Course

The Husbandry & Captive Management Program is offered online, and is taught by a diversity of herpetologists and herpetoculturists from around the world.

100% Online | Asynchronous | 16 week program | Offered: Winter, Spring & Fall

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Venomous Training and Certification Program

Venomous Training Program
We are pleased to offer a Venomous Training and Certification Program at the Amphibian Foundation in partnership with the Rattlesnake Conservancy.

In-person (Atlanta) | Weekend workshop | Certificate program | Offered every 8 weeks

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Biology of the Amphibians


Biology of the Amphibians is taught at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA by Executive Director Mark Mandica. The class is offered through Agnes Scott's Continuing Education Program over Zoom, and is open to all (18+).

100% Online | Live class | 8 week program | Offered every Spring semester.

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Biology of the Reptiles

Biology of the Reptiles is offered during Spring semesters at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. The course is open to all (18+), and is a live class taught via Zoom on 8 consecutive Saturdays.

100% Online | Live class | 8 week program | Offered each Fall semester.

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Critters & Cabernet

This is the 21+ version of our popular children's program — Critter Camp. C & C is a casual learning experience in series format, so we focus on a specific topic or group of animals each session.

In-person (Atlanta) | 2 hour program | Offered one evening/month

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In-person & Online Programs

AF Leadership and Research staff can visit your class, group, organization, or event. The visits can be in-person, if you are in the greater metro Atlanta area, or remote via Zoom.

In-person or online | Live classes | As scheduled

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