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Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Bachelor of Science


Veterinarians care for the health of animals and work to improve public health. They diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of pets, livestock, and other animals.



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Program Details

Pre-professional programs prepare students for entry into numerous professional programs. The programs are not majors (i.e., a pre-med or pre-physical therapy major) but rather are tailored courses within existing majors. As students determine their program of interest, faculty work one on one with them to ensure they complete the prerequisite course requirements for their professional program(s) of interest.

Students intending to apply to a graduate veterinary program would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S.

Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Doctoral degree (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – DVM)
  • Education: 4-year undergraduate degree (with a focus in sciences), 4 years in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program

Alumni Graduate School Placement

  • Western University of Health Sciences Doctor of Veterinary Medicine