The College of Veterinary Medicine offers programs that combine the DVM degree with MS or PhD degrees.

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For students interested in pursuing a dual DVM and graduate degree at MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, the following are available:

  • The DVM-Master of Science in Food Safety provides multidisciplinary training including all aspects of food production and distribution. Veterinarian students are trained in biosecurity, food safety, animal science, quality control, risk management, field epidemiology, disease control, risk communication and animal welfare.
  • The DVM-Master of Public Health prepares DVM students for careers in public health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control, US Food and Drug Administration, Michigan Department of Community Health, and the US Department of Agriculture.
  • The DVM and PhD option allows students to complete their DVM and an MS or PhD simultaneously through our Research Training Opportunities.