Veterinary Medicine Seminar

Veterinary Medicine Seminar
Preview into veterinary medicine as a profession. Application procedure and preparation for veterinary school.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Educational Requirements and Preveterinary Medicine Prerequi

Develop a working knowledge of the educational requirements and preveterinary medicine prerequisite coursework required by the majority of USA colleges of veterinary medicine (CVM)

Veterinary Medicine Admission Application Process

Learn how to navigate the application process for admission to colleges of veterinary medicine, understand the different sections of the online veterinary medicine college application service (VMCAS) form, and know what information is needed for supplemental application forms required by individual CVMs

WICHE, State Contract, and Residency Requirements

Knowledge of state contracts, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP), state residency requirements

Cost of a Veterinary Medicine Education

Understand the cost of a veterinary medicine education, and learn how to minimize educational debt with scholarships, grants, research stipends, and military or government programs

Career Alternatives

Career alternatives, general or specialty practices in veterinary medicine

Animal Welfare, Animal Research, and Responsibilities

Understand the issues concerning animal welfare, animal research, and responsibilities as a member of the veterinary profession

Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine

Statistics with data on need (based on demographic or other data), employment placement, salary, employer requirements, market research information, and advanced degrees to enhance employment opportunities in veterinary medicine