Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree
Each fall 130 students, who have completed a bachelor’s degree or specified undergraduate courses, are enrolled in the DVM program at the College of Veterinary Medicine. The innovative Illinois curriculum produces broadly trained, clinically prepared graduates equipped to enter a wide range of veterinary and biomedical fields.
Students also may apply to earn a master’s degree in public health along with the DVM degree in a five-year span.
Master’s and PhD Degrees
Graduate degree programs at the college align with faculty and departmental research strengths. Students interact closely with faculty members to design a program of core and elective courses, both within the college and in relevant disciplines across campus, that meet the goals of the individual student. A veterinary degree is not generally a prerequisite.
Residency and Internship Programs
From anesthesiology to zoo pathology, residency programs at Illinois combine day-to-day case management under the supervision of board-certified specialists with graduate-level courses to prepare students for careers as a clinical specialists.
Internship programs are available for recent veterinary graduates seeking additional clinical experience in a busy referral hospital.
Continuing Professional Education
Illinois provides career-focused lifelong educational opportunities that range from the award-winning Executive Veterinary Program (EVP), which develops skills over a two-year period, to shorter in-person programs, such as workshop for industrial toxicologists; to the “anytime, anywhere” modules of Veterinary Education Online, which have been used by busy veterinary professionals from more than 45 countries.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available. This report includes statistics from the previous three years concerning reported crime that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and statistics for fires in on-campus student housing. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other safety information along with fire safety policies and procedures. You may obtain a hard copy of this report by contacting the Division of Public Safety or by following the link below.