Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Though Pre-Veterinary Medicine is not an official degree program, Mizzou has resources dedicated to helping interested students pursue admission into veterinary school.  These include:

  • Both Veterinary School Admissions Manager and Student Recruiter.
  • Animal Sciences, Biology, and Microbiology advising offices.

A student should select an undergraduate major based on their interests and talents.  Since some students are not accepted into veterinary medical college, a student should enroll in the school/college offering the degree major selected as a career alternative to veterinary medicine. There is no preference given to any particular major as long as the pre-requisite courses are successfully completed.

Veterinary schools accept applicants with a variety of majors which include everything from Music to Engineering; however, most students choose a Mizzou major with degree program requirements that overlap with requirements for veterinary school such as Animal Sciences, Biology, Microbiology, or Biochemistry.

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major:

Interested? Here are your next steps

If you are a Prospective Student

You strive to be the best version of you. You are ready to create your own adventure. If this sounds like you—you’ve got Tiger Pride already. We invite you to take the next step.

If you are a Current Student

Speaking with an adviser will help us chart the best path for academic success.