Explore and protect animal and human health through the study of veterinary science. A Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in veterinary science from the University of Arizona prepares you to pursue an advanced degree in veterinary medicine or to start work in the field of veterinary and comparative biomedical sciences upon graduation.
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You understand the relationship between animals and humans and want to a make a difference in the lives of both. You’ll experience the full scope of veterinary science from research to medical care, to understanding human and animal interdependences, to educating the public about caring for all species of animals. Our interdisciplinary approach outfits you with a solid foundation in advanced biology, chemistry, math and physics while underscoring veterinary medicine’s critical role in achieving global health for both people and animals.
The veterinary science major is a popular option for students who plan to pursue careers as veterinarians, medical doctors, animal trainers and researchers. If you've already completed a bachelor's degree and are interested in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, visit vetmed.arizona.edu.
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