Therapeutic Horsemanship Program

Major in Business Administration with a Specialized Program of Study in Therapeutic Horsemanship Business Management

The Therapeutic Horsemanship program at St. Andrews was the first one of its kind in the United States. The program of study leads to a B. A. in Therapeutic Horsemanship.

What can I do with a degree in Therapeutic Horsemanship?

  • Equine Specialist
  • Executive Director (or start your own center)
  • Horse Manager
  • Instructor
  • Program Manager/Director
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Some of our graduates choose graduate school to become a Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant. Long term goals include adding Hippotherapy to their future practices.

Required Courses & Credits Needed

Credits Required Courses: 59.5 Credits

  • ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS301 Business Law (3 credits)
  • BUS 303 Management Communications (3 credits)
  • BUS 321 Principles of Marketing Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 331 Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 335 Business Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUS 341 Principles of Financial Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 480 Senior Policy & Strategy Seminar (3 credits)
  • ECON 201 Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • EQ 255 Stable Management (3 credits)
  • EQ 256 Stable Management Lab (1 credit)
  • EQ 248 Basic Riding Instructor Skills (1.5 credits)
  • EQ 257 BRI Skills Practicum (1 credit)
  • EQ 340 Equine Business Management (3 credits)
  • TH 246 TH Principles & Concepts (3 credits)
  • TH 346 Advanced Techniques in Therapeutic Horsemanship (4 credits)
  • TH 347 TH Program Management: Administration (2 credits)
  • TH 348 TH Program Management: Teaching (3 credits)
  • TH 465 TH Issues and Ethics (3 credits)
  • TH 466 Survey of Specialties in Therapeutic Riding (2 credits)

Certification (Red Cross) in First Aid and CPR Additional Requirements: (6 Credits)

One of the following courses: (3 credits)

  • BUS 332 Organizational Behavior BUS 333

Human Resource Management One of the following courses: (3 credits)

  • BUS 495 Senior Project
  • BUS 498 Senior Project
  • BUS 499 Senior Project