Please follow these steps to enroll

  • Step #1. Copy and paste the application for enrollment text found below into the body of an e-mail, (not as an attachment), fill in the details and send that to us. You will be notified of your acceptance shortly.

  • Step #2. Make tuition payment through the “Buy Now” buttons below. (You do not require a Paypal account.)

  • Step #3. Once the Enrollment Agreements and tuition have been received, CASI will send you an invitation to join the school e-mail list, your coursework, and student handbook via e-mail.


Entrance Requirements (click here for elaboration)

  • 18 years of age or older

  • High school diploma or equivalent (exceptions can be made if student attests to their capability in reading and writing in English)

  • Complete enrollment application agreement, provided upon tentative acceptance.

  • For professional development diploma programs, that you have professional experience in an animal-related field and are enrolling to expand your professional skills and knowledge, and for personal interest certificate programs, that you are enrolling for personal interest. (Details below in enrollment form)

  • Review the FAQ page.




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If enrolling in the Animal Behavior Science and Technology program, please identify species to include:

Where did you hear about The Companion Animal Sciences Institute?:

By submitting this application form you testify that you have read, understood and agree with the "The Companion Animal Sciences Institute Methodological Stance" found on the home page and "Professional Practice Guidelines." By applying, you also testify that (a) you are at least 18 years of age, (b) you have earned a high school diploma or equivalent or that you can nevertheless communicate in writing at that level and (c) that if you are enrolling in a behavior (not nutrition) department diploma (not certificate) program that you work or have worked or volunteered in an animal related field or have completed a vocational program of study on the topic or have professional membership or certification in a professional association / certifying body, for which you are seeking to upgrade your skills and knowledge with professional development education. (Professional experience does not need to be extensive—it can be basic entry level; email us if you have any questions about whether you qualify). If you are enrolling for a certificate (not diploma) program, including any program in the nutrition and fitness program, that you are enrolling to expand your knowledge for personal interest. By submitting this enrollment request, you are agreeing to the above.

Tuition Payment

Tuition is listed in Canadian Dollars and the currency will be automatically converted during the checkout process. For an estimate, you can use this Currency Converter.


Through September, tuitions will be gradually/incrementally returned to normal

Behavior Department Program Tuition Payment

(Add-on Aggressive Behavior Specialization Track below)

Aggressive Behavior Specialization (track add-on for canine included programs) (This is ONLY for students enrolling in or graduates of the Dip.CBST or Dip.ABST programs.

Nutrition & Fitness Department Program Tuition Payment



Diploma programs include a number of core electives that may be completed optionally. This button is for electives not listed there and they are available to students or graduates.

Extension for Diploma Programs

$100 CDN / Month

If it appears that you will not make your deadline, use the button below for extensions in (behavior department) diploma programs. You may select as many months as you like.

Individual Core Courses

$150 CDN / Course

This button is used for graduates of one diploma program wishing to complete the remaining courses to complete a different diploma program. Specifically, this button is used to enroll in species-specific courses. Please use this button only after requesting permission to do so.

Re-enrollment for Nutrition and Fitness Certificate Programs Discount

If you need more time to complete your studies in nutrition and fitness programs, you may re-enroll at 50% off tuition (that’s $500 CDN total). You will then have a new full year and will not be required to complete work you have already finished. This must be taken care of before the original due date.

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