Veterinary Science

Learn What You Need Now to Succeed in Veterinary School Tomorrow

UT Martin's veterinary science option is designed for students who wish to receive a bachelor's degree in animal science and meet the requirements for entrance into many professional schools, specifically, The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

Unlike other veterinary pre-professional programs that focus on a single specialty, our veterinary science concentration will prepare you to work with a wide variety of animal patients—everything from livestock to exotic pets. Our comprehensive curriculum is just one of the reasons why graduates of this program have such a high rate of acceptance to veterinary school.

Program Highlights

Workplace Settings

  • Vet Clinics
  • Zoos
  • Research Institutions

Learn to Work With

  • Large Animals
  • Exotic Animals
  • Companion Animals
  • Equines

Academic Program Requirements

Take the next step in your path to UT Martin.
UT Martin has a successful history of veterinary school acceptances, thanks to our strong curriculum and established articulation agreements with other institutions.
UT Martin has a successful history of veterinary school acceptances, thanks to our strong curriculum and established articulation agreements with other institutions.
We have a dedicated health sciences pre-professional coordinator to help you prepare for and apply to veterinary school.
We have a dedicated health sciences pre-professional coordinator to help you prepare for and apply to veterinary school.
Our campus is home to a 680-acre teaching farm with beef cattle, horses, sheep, swine and a fully functional companion animal (dog and cat) laboratory/teaching facility where you can gain hands-on learning experiences during your program.
Our campus is home to a 680-acre teaching farm with beef cattle, horses, sheep, swine and a fully functional companion animal (dog and cat) laboratory/teaching facility where you can gain hands-on lea
The University of Tennessee at Martin also houses the West Tennessee Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which performs necropsies and diagnostics for food and fiber producers, and pet owners of West Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee at Martin also houses the West Tennessee Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which performs necropsies and diagnostics for food and fiber producers, and pet owners of Wes
“I chose UT Martin because of the outstanding agriculture programs! UTM is an affordable school where everyone is so friendly and supportive. ”
Altonia Rencher
Altonia Rencher
Animal Science Undergraduate

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Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources
CONTACT:
Dr. Wesley Totten, Chair
LOCATION:
257 Brehm Hall
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238