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What will I learn?

The College of Veterinary Medicine, through the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, offers graduate work leading to the master of science degree in veterinary biomedical sciences with an emphasis in veterinary medicine and surgery. In addition, faculty within the department offer supervision for doctoral and postdoctoral study and research. Many but not all graduate students in this area of study combine their graduate degree training with clinical residency programs leading to board certification in some specialty field within veterinary medicine.

Types of Study

The program provides advanced training in anesthesiology, comparative cardiology, equine, food animal and companion animal medicine and surgery, neurology, oncology, comparative ophthalmology, radiation oncology, radiology, nutrition, and theriogenology among other areas.

Which department am I in?

College of Veterinary Medicine

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$20,869.00 (15,52,011) per year
The tuition fee is based on 9 credit units each fall and spring term

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected December 2021

Start date

23 August 2021


College of Veterinary Medicine

1520 East Rollins,



65211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education and any course work beyond the undergraduate level.

For international students

Completion of a bachelor’s or professional degree

GRE: Verbal - 146; Quantitative - 146

Non-native English speakers must score 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL or 6.5 on the Academic IELTS, PTE score of 59 and Cambridge C1 Advanced score of 180

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Missouri

The University of Missouri’s beautiful 1,262 acre site offers a pleasant place to enjoy top class study at a well-renowned American institution.

  • Outstanding facilities across beautiful campus
  • Dedicated international center
  • Nationally recognized online courses
  • Diverse and active student body