Veterinary (Pre) Transfer

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Major in biology or chemistry and prepare for veterinary school
Veterinarians diagnose and treat diseases and medical problems in animals. They treat animal injuries, illnesses, and perform surgery. They prescribe medications and provide preventive healthcare, including vaccinations. Veterinarians also use these methods and research to help protect people from animal diseases.


Do you want a career in veterinary medicine? Cowley College’s Veterinary transfer degree program may be just what you’re looking for. Our program is designed for students who wish to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete their degree in the field of veterinary science or a related field. This veterinary program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to work with animals and ensure their health and well-being.

Just so you know, "pre-veterinary medicine" is not a major. But, it's recommended to have a bachelor's degree if you want to go to veterinary school. Many students major in biology or animal science while they complete the classes needed for veterinary school. Different veterinary schools have different requirements, so make sure to check what they are before applying.

After you finish this program, you'll be prepared to transfer to a four-year university and keep studying veterinary science. With the need for skilled workers in this field increasing, getting a degree in veterinary medicine can lead to a satisfying career. Start making your dream a reality today. We can't wait to have you on our campus and help you reach your career goals.


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