Preveterinary Medicine

Preveterinary Medicine

Preveterinary medicine is a career interest rather than a major or formal program. Students prepare by taking courses to meet veterinary school admission requirements, studying to learn concepts and perform well academically, and shadowing or working in veterinary practices. They take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and apply for admission to veterinary schools, usually in the summer between the junior and senior year. Most people complete an undergraduate bachelor’s degree and major before entering veterinary school.

Veterinary schooling is four years of graduate-level, professional education and training. The only veterinary school in Kansas is the Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine.

The Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine requires

For more information, visit the website. Call 785-864-3500 to schedule an orientation or application meeting with the premedical advisor.

Contact Info

Premedical Professions

Strong Hall
1450 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 109
Lawrence, KS 66045-7518
Paul Crosby, Premedical Advisor
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