Michigan State University

101 Marshall Adams Hall, East Lansing, Michigan

College of Veterinary Medicine

MSU has had veterinary science courses taught since the institution's founding in 1855 and was formally established as a four-year degree-granting program. Today there are 4 biomedical science departments, 2 clinical departments, two service units, and several research centers.


Small Animal Clinical- in addition to teaching DVM students, post-DVM training for inters and residents. In a year there's 4-7 interns and 20-30 residents working with faculty. the annual case load is more than 20,000 small animals, most being cats & dogs.

Large Animal Clinical- MSU veterinary students sometimes have the opportunity to work with large animals also. Such has horses, cows, and other farm animals. They sometimes also get to work with zoo animals like lions, tigers, and giraffes.

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