Master’s Programs

UF CVM offers advanced training at the MS level to veterinarians or professionals with a bachelor’s degree. New graduates join the professional workforce in the private sector, in government, or pursue a PhD degree.

PhD Program

The PhD program in Veterinary Medical Sciences produces new graduates who join the research workforce in academia, government or the private sector in the United States or abroad.

About our Program

The University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine offers a Master’s degree and a PhD degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMS) (CIP 01.8101) through the Departments of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Physiological Sciences, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, and Small Animal Clinical Sciences. Since 1993, nearly 400 students have completed a MS degree or a PhD degree in VMS. In addition, more than 500 students have completed our Master’s online program in VMS with a concentration in shelter medicine, forensic toxicology, or veterinary forensic sciences.

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Veterinary Graduate Student Association

The Veterinary Graduate Student Association Home Page provides a look at our graduate program as seen through the eyes of our own graduate students.



As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Academic Health Center, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.


Our Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.