Undergraduate Courses

In addition to our University of Florida D.V.M. and graduate studies program-specific offerings, we provide several online courses aimed at students who are currently undergraduates, graduate students at UF or other institutions, or professionals seeking additional education in several areas.

Small Animal Clinical Sciences

  • The Dog is an online course (3 credits) specifically designed for undergraduate students planning careers in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technical Programs. Students that successfully complete the class will learn about number of topics, including evolution, domestication, anatomy, biology, role in society, physiology, behavior, and health of the dog. Students at UF, as well as other colleges and universities, can sign up for this class.
  • The Cat is an online course (3 credits) specifically designed for undergraduate students planning careers in Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technical Programs. Students that successfully complete the class will learn about number of topics, including anatomy, neuroscience, urology, endocrinology, reproduction, various feline medical case studies, shelter medicine, and health of the cat. Students at UF, as well as other colleges and universities, can sign up for this class.

Large Animal Clinical Sciences

  • The Horse is an online undergraduate course (3 credits), this class is also designed for undergraduate students interested in learning more about horses. The class will focus to a large extent on lectures and discussion to establish a baseline of information about the equine field. Important medical case studies and scientific papers will be discussed throughout the class. Upon completing the class, students will be able to differentiate between normal and unhealthy animals by appearance and behavior, and have a working knowledge of common natural history and health issues of the animals.

 Aquatic Animal Health

  • Aquatic Wildlife Health Issues is an online course (3 credits) taught in the Spring semester designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the natural history, anatomy, physiology, behavior and common health issues of aquatic species: whales and dolphins, seals and sea lions, manatees, sea turtles and crocodilians.
  • Manatee Health and Conservation is an online course (3 credits) taught in the Summer semester designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the natural history, anatomy, physiology, behavior, conservation and health issues of manatees
  • Aquatic Animal Conservation Issues is an online course (3 credits) taught in the Fall semester designed to introduce students (upper level undergraduate and graduate) and professionals (with an AA or higher degree) to the controversial issues surrounding aquatic animal species ranging from invertebrates to marine mammals, with emphasis on marine mammals, but also including sea turtles, fisheries, and marine ecosystems.

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves