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Master of Science (M.S.) in Veterinary Microbiology

Master of Science (M.S.) in Veterinary Microbiology

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
VMPM?s mission is to create an environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research and service through innovation and discovery. The department imparts knowledge and skills in infectious diseases, encourages lifelong learning, conducts basic and applied research focused on animal and human health, participates in professional and community service, and partners with stakeholders to address societal needs. The faculties of the department include tenured and tenured track faculty, joint faculty, and adjunct faculty. They provide instruction in the veterinary curriculum in the area of microbiology and infectious diseases as well as teach courses for the department's graduate programs. In addition, faculty from other departments and federal laboratories participate in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine?s (VMPM) graduate programs. An additional strength of VMPM includes a high level of sponsored research funds per tenure-track faculty member. The Department of VMPM maintains several formal cooperative research programs with other units of the University, including Zoology and Genetics, Animal Science, and three USDA laboratories (National Animal Disease Center, National Veterinary Services Laboratories, and the National Soil Tilth Laboratory). The Department adheres to all university guidelines including those pertaining to academic dishonesty, disability accommodation, harassment and discrimination and others. For more information, click here to read the department's statement regarding these issues.