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What will I learn?

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Veterinary Clinical Pathology; Veterinary Parasitological

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): Anatomic Pathology

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

1. Conduct qualitative and/or quantitative hypothesis-driven research by appropriate acquisition, analysis, and reporting of data.

2. Interpret research results appropriately, and integrate them into the existing knowledge in the discipline.

3. Clearly and accurately communicate research findings orally and in writing.

4. Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of scholarly literature in the area of study.

5. Conduct scholarship, independently or collaboratively, in ways that consistently demonstrate ethical practice and professionalism.

Which department am I in?

College of Veterinary Medicine

Study options

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$28,644.00 per year

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

Start date

Expected January, August 2023


College of Veterinary Medicine

1800 Christensen Drive,



50011, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering or closely related area GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher

For international students

Iowa State requires a bachelor’s or higher degree from a regionally-accredited college or university prior to beginning graduate studies.

International degrees must be comparable to a US bachelor’s degree or higher from a college or university regionally accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education in that country.

A minimum cumulative grade point average equivalent to at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (B grade) is required for admission.

The minimum scores accepted by the Graduate College are:

Internet Based TOEFL (iBT): 79
TOEFL Paper (PBT): 550
IELTS: 6.5
Pearson Test of English (PTE): 53
Duo Lingo English Test: 105

Application Deadlines: Consult FIRST with Veterinary Pathology Department via email

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


About Iowa State University

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