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Pre-Veterinary

Pre-Veterinary

Students preparing for a career in Veterinary Medicine are considered to be on a Pre-Veterinary path. In order to qualify for Veterinarian School, students must take necessary prerequisites for each school.

In order to practice in this field, individuals must obtain a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. This may require additional education and clinical experience, for more information contact HealthProfessions@LCU.edu.

What do Veterinarians do?

Veterinarians are concerned with identifying and maximizing quality-of-life and movement potential of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation, and rehabilitation. Click here for a full description of what Veterinarians do.

What is the job outlook?

Employment of veterinarians is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Increases in consumers’ pet-related spending are expected to drive employment in the veterinary services industry, which employs most veterinarians.

(Retrieved from www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/veterinarians.htm)

What are Veterinary programs in Texas?

*Programs are public and fully accredited unless otherwise indicated

Texas Tech Veterinary school in Amarillo

Texas A&M University, College Station - College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Click here for a list of accredited Veterinary Medical programs in the United States on the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) website.

See Degree Plan Details!

For the pre-veterinary degree plan, you will need to enroll in Bachelor of Arts in Biology curriculum. Visit the University Catalog here to view the pre-veterinary degree plan and other LCU degree plans.

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