College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

Veterinary Science - Graduate

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Dr. Brett Spear

herwi2@email.uky.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

College of Education

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

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The Department of Veterinary Science offers the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Veterinary Science with specialization in:

  • Pathology
  • Virology
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Genetics
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Musculoskeletal sciences

Admissions & Application Information

Students pursuing both the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Veterinary Science are required to take two semesters of graduate-level biochemistry/cell biology/molecular biology (selected from CHE 550 and CHE 552 or IBS 601-603, 606) and one semester of graduate-level statistics (STA 570 or STA 580), or demonstrate that they have previously taken equivalent courses. A limited number of research assistantships and fellowships are available.

Admission Requirements

  • This Department’s deadline for applications for fall semester enrollment is February 1.
  • Review of applications begins in February and most assistantship offers are extended in March.
  • This Department does not conduct separate recruiting for spring enrollment, and only in exceptional cases will an applicant be accepted for spring enrollment. Applicants for spring enrollment are advised to first contact this Department’s Director of Graduate Studies during the normal application review period.

Admission Officer Contact Information

Maureen barker

201D Gillis Building
859-257-7129
maureen.barker@uky.edu


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Dr. Brett Spear

herwi2@email.uky.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

College of Education

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

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