Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences

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An interdisciplinary approach to research

Operating as a single multi-disciplinary Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) graduate program, the M.S. and Ph.D. curricula are designed to prepare students to be scholars and researchers who will benefit animal and human health by advancing veterinary and biomedical knowledge.

Program Highlights

Our programs of study — courses, laboratory and field research, clinical experience, and teaching opportunities — are flexible and tailored to meet individual students' needs, depending on academic background, professional experience, and career goals. The college prides itself on the high quality of student mentoring, advising, and support services.

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  • Multiple research tracks available
  • Annual Research Symposium
  • Required grant writing and ethics course
  • Weekly seminar series
  • Coursework in current research technologies
  • Graduate teaching assistant opportunities
  • Active student program association
  • Recent graduates have found positions in academia, industry, and government

2019 RGS Annual Report