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*COVID-19 Updates: The Admissions Committee is allowing pass/fail coursework for spring, summer, and fall 2020 terms. The GRE is still a required component of the application process and can be taken at home. You can learn more here: GRE at home. All other admission requirements will remain the same. 

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program emphasizes the importance of core training in comparative biology and medicine, including all primary clinical disciplines and domestic animal species. Opportunities exist for elective training across a wide variety of more specialized subjects, such as zoo, exotics, and wildlife medicine, marine sciences, clinical nutrition, and various clinical specialties (cardiology, oncology, theriogenology, anesthesiology, internal medicine, and surgery).

List of required courses.

Course descriptions in the OSU Catalog.

DVM admissions

In addition to the DVM program, the College supports clinical training of interns and residents in the specialty disciplines of internal medicine, surgery, cardiology, anesthesiology, oncology, and theriogenology. Graduate degree programs (MS and PhD) are integrated into the College’s active research programs, which focus on animal health, the interactions between animals, humans, and the environment, and the use of animal models to study diseases impacting public health.