Veterinary Clinical Medicine, MS

At this time the Master of Science in VMS Veterinary Clinical Medicine is not accepting applications.

VMS Veterinary Clinical Medicine, M.S.

The requirements for this degree include completion of a thesis that conforms to the requirements of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The non-thesis option requires departmental approval.

The candidate must complete all requirements of the department and the Graduate College and pass the stipulated examinations. The final M.S. examination consists of a presentation of the thesis in the form of a departmental seminar (VCM 590). The seminar is followed by an oral examination administered by the candidate's committee and the department head. The student must demonstrate the ability to design and conduct independent research in order to be granted the M.S. degree.

Thesis Option

One statistics course
VCM 590Seminar1
Graduate electives at the 400 or 500 level in consultation with your advisor8
VCM 592Special Problems (optional, max 12)12
VCM 593Adv Topics Vet Clin Med (optional, max 8)8
VCM 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)0-12
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum 500-Level Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (not including 599 or 590)
Teaching experience is required
Oral exam
Minimum Cumulative GPA in VCM M.S. program: 3.0
A thesis submitted to the Graduate College

Manuscript Based (Non-thesis) Option

One statistics course
VCM 590Seminar1
Graduate electives at the 400 or 500 level in consultation with your advisor8
VCM 592Special Problems (optional, max 12)12
VCM 593Adv Topics Vet Clin Med (optional, max 8)8
VCM 598Manuscript Research (min/max applied toward degree)12
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum 500-Level Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (not including 598 or 590)
Manuscript submitted and accepted for publication
Teaching experience is required
Oral exam
Minimum Cumulative GPA in VCM M.S. program: 3.0