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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

> Learn more about admissions to this program

> Information for:

> Prospective Applicants:

> Undergraduate Students

> High Achieving High School Seniors (Veterinary Scholars)

> High School Students

> Middle School Students

> Grade School Students

Other ways to explore your career path as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM):

> Boiler Vet Camp (for Middle School and High School students)

Graduate Programs

DVM-MS or DVM-PhD Combined Degree Program

Veterinary Homeland Security Graduate Program

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

Learn more about graduate programs offered by the College's Academic Departments:

Basic Medical Sciences

  • Programs with research emphasis on:
    • Signal transduction in development and oncogenesis
    • Cell adhesion molecules in development and oncogenesis
    • Muscoloskeletal atrophy and countermeasures
    • Ovarian follicle development
    • Neural regeneration
    • Implantable therapeutic or diagnostic devices
    • Application of computers in veterinary education


Comparative Pathobiology

  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Clinical and Anatomic Pathology
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine


Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Purdue University Veterinary Technology

Are you interested in a fast paced, medical science-based profession? A profession which is centered around the health and welfare of animals? A career which provides you the opportunity to interact and educate the animal-owning public and the health science community? If this sounds like your passion, then Veterinary Technology is the profession for you. The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine offers several educational pathways for you to achieve your goal.

The Purdue Veterinary Technology program is full accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and is a science based veterinary nursing program offering a Bachelor and Associate degrees.


On Campus Education

Distance learning

On-campus Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology with Associate Degree Option

This program is for students who can:

  • Attend classes on the Purdue West Lafayette Campus
  • Be a full-time undergraduate student
  • Meet competitive admission criteria

Learn more about this on-campus program and view its admissions requirements.

Online Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology

This program is for students who:

  • Are self-directed, self-motivated, and self-disciplined
  • Prefer to take classes part-time
  • Desire to maintain their current residence and employment
  • Embrace learning in an on-line environment

Learn more about this distance-learning program and view admission requirements.

Continuing Education Programs

> Learn more about continuing education programs at the Office of Lifelong Learning