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Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Program Information

VCU offers preparation programs for students interested in pursing graduate education in veterinary medicine. Virginia Tech is our state vet school and we advise our pre-vet students to take the prerequisite courses for their DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) program. Please see their website ( for additional information regarding prerequisites and admissions requirements.

The bachelor of science in chemistry and the bachelor of science in biology degree programs offered in the College of Humanities and Sciences provide excellent opportunities to complete the necessary pre-requisites for application to a veterinary school.