Education at the university of florida college of veterinary medicine

From our professional degree for future veterinarians to our graduate students, UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine provides a degree plan for your career, for your passion.

Become a Veterinarian

DVM

Our innovative and hands-on curriculum and training prepares our graduates to be successful, practice-ready veterinarians

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Internships & Residencies

Continue your veterinary training at our state-of-the-art facilities and with our award-winning faculty

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MS

New graduates of our MS programs join the professional workforce in the private sector, in government or pursue a PhD degree

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PhD

The PhD program in Veterinary Medical Sciences produces new graduates who join the research workforce in academia, government or the private sector in the United States or abroad

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Certificates

We offer online graduate certificate programs in aquatic animal medicine, shelter medicine and veterinary forensic sciences

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Distance Learning

Earn an MS degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences with concentrations in Shelter Medicine, Veterinary Forensic Sciences or Forensic Toxicology

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DVM Admissions

Ranked #9 in the country, our DVM program accepts more than 130 future veterinarians every fall.

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6 DEGREE PROGRAMS

455 DVM STUDENTS

51 MS/PhD STUDENTS

464 DISTANCE EDUCATION/ONLINE MS STUDENTS

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Veterinary Internships & Residencies

Our small animal hospital houses more than 15 specialized departments for veterinary academic training programs. Come continue your journey with us.

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Veterinary Internships & Residencies

Our equine and food animal faculty and facilities are here to ensure you receive the most hands-on, quality training our state has to offer.

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The University of Florida has a long history of delivering excellence in established on-site programs in education, research, and service as well as in international education. It is located in Gainesville, a college town of approximately 125,000 in north central Florida. The College of Veterinary Medicine is part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and a member of the Health Science Center. Winter is mild and summer permits year-round participation in outdoor activities. Learn more about Gainesville and all it has to offer.