Graduate Program

MS or PhD in Biomedical and Veterinary Medical Sciences

Advanced training in Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the MS or PhD level is designed to enhance competitiveness and scholarship. The objective of this program is to provide students with the tools to conduct original research in clinical sciences of small, large, and exotic animals. The faculty of this department is specialized in a wide range of clinical disciplines including surgery, internal medicine, pharmacology, oncology, diagnostic imaging, dermatology, ophthalmology, theriogenology, anesthesia & analgesia and in basic and applied research in comparative orthopedics. Collaborative research with Pathobiological Sciences and Comparative Biological Sciences departments in the School of Veterinary Medicine, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, and LSU AgCenter provides latitude in the design of study programs. Overall, our training programs are designed to prepare students for a teaching or research career at an academic institution, in industry or in government.