The Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine was established as a four-year, degree granting program in 1910. Today, the College includes four biomedical science departments, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Clinical Sciences, The Veterinary Medical Center, the Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, and several research centers.

In addition to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, the College offers certificate and bachelor’s degree programs in Veterinary Nursing, as well as advanced degree programs. The College graduates approximately 115 students per year plus graduate students.

The College has outstanding faculty, many of whom are leaders in their fields, both nationally and internationally. All of the College’s faculty members hold a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and/or a Doctor of Philosophy degree. Almost all of the specialty boards recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association are represented by the College’s faculty.

The College of Veterinary Medicine strives to meet the needs of society in addition to providing clinical services and education. The College has expertise in public health, biomedical and comparative medical research, ecosystem and environmental management, and the global food system. The College also supports animal health programs conducted by both the Michigan Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.