Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


Interested in becoming a Veterinarian?
The role of the veterinarian in our society has continually evolved as new challenges arise. The educational pathway to becoming a veterinarian is the 4-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum which allows you access to the many veterinary career options. Today's veterinarian has a multitude of career opportunities not only in private practice, but also in public practice, corporate practice, industry public health, food resource management, wildlife conservation, and marine biology. Veterinary researchers participate in cutting-edge advancements in veterinary medicine that often lead the way to applications in human medicine. The diversity of this profession is exciting, rewarding and limited only by your imagination
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About the DVM Program

Pathway to Veterinary Medicine

Are you a prospective student? Undergraduate, high school, and all students start here!

Considering a Career Change?

Our curriculum emphasizes the veterinary team approach, problem-solving, and hands-on experience.

Current Students

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