Veterinary Medicine

Practitioners with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree care for animals and work to protect public health. They may conduct research, help manage wildlife, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

Suggested undergraduate major. Physiology. Some veterinary medical schools require coursework in animal science.

Graduate training: Four-year professional program plus residency (practicing medicine under supervision).

American Veterinary Medical Association:
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC):

Accredited veterinary medical colleges:

Standardized test: Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements:
Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS):

Please note: this page provides information for current SPU students and does not represent a program that SPU offers.