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. Our PhD students are from the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Africa.
The PhD program requires a minimum of 90 credits in coursework and research. The College of Veterinary Medicine collaborates with other colleges in both the Health Science Center and the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences to provide students with excellent opportunities for transdisciplinary research and mentoring.
The UF College of Veterinary Medicine offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences through the college’s five departments:
- Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine
- Infectious Diseases and Immunology
- Large Animal Clinical Sciences
- Physiological Sciences
- Small Animal Clinical Sciences
PhD Student Handbook
For more information about MS program requirements, you can read the CVM PhD Student Handbook.
For More Information
For more information about CVM MS or PhD graduate programs, please contact Sara Rubinstein firstname.lastname@example.org at the CVM Office of Research and Graduate Studies. For further guidance and assistance, you can reach out to our CVM Director of Graduate Education or Department Graduate Coordinators.