MS VetMed Curriculum
Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine (MS VetMed) Curriculum
Through the UPLB Graduate School, CVM offers a two-year Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine program with nine areas of specialization. The graduate program intends to strengthen the students’ capabilities and competence to teach and conduct research in various fields of veterinary medicine. It is designed to provide a multi-disciplinary program from which the graduate student can choose an area of specialization and other areas of interest to broaden his knowledge in veterinary medicine. The courses in this program are interdepartmental offerings so that students will have various options to attain their career goals. It has a wide range of graduate courses to choose from both in the College of Veterinary Medicine and other units of the UP System.
The Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine consists of 9 units of core courses1, 10 units of major courses2, 9 units of minor courses3 and 6 units of thesis4 – for a total of 34 units. Presently, the program has nine major areas of specialization as follows: Veterinary Anatomy, Veterinary Internal Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Physiology, Veterinary Public Health, Veterinary Surgery, and Theriogenology.
There are core courses and courses under the different major areas of specialization.