Our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum provides a solid competency-based foundation in veterinary medicine while building professional and clinical skills necessary for future success. Students will graduate understanding veterinary medicine in the context of the human-animal bond, the environment and society.

Curriculum Overview

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree is delivered over six pre-clinical semesters on University of Arizona campuses, followed by three clinical semesters within a hybrid-distributive network of clinical training sites.

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Academic Calendars

Students belonging to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program or on DVM clinical rotations may follow different academic schedules. Please see the calendar most relevant to your program.

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Course Descriptions

Coursework for the College of Veterinary Medicine curriculum concentrates on an organ-system and competency-driven format addressing multiple species, in addition to One Health and professional skills.

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