The MSU College of Veterinary Medicine boasts some of the finest researchers and clinicians in their fields. Residents and interns work closely with these experts throughout their program.


  • Cardiology Residency
  • Comparative Ophthalmology Residency Program
  • Dermatology Residency Program
  • Surgical Residency Program
  • Anesthesia and Pain Management Residency
  • Internal Medicine Residency


Our rotating internship program provides advanced clinical training in medicine and surgery. The program is one year and is designed to prepare graduate veterinarians for residency programs. Our internships involve clinical rotations in:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Emergency/Critical Care Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Primary Care

Additional elective rotations are available in specialty areas of interest, including:

  • Dermatology
  • Oncology
  • Zoo/Wildlife
  • Radiology
  • Orthopedic Surgery

In addition, specialty internships may be available on a limited basis. Specialty internships are designed to provide an in-depth experience in a specific focus area, such as anesthesiology, oncology, or primary care. The availability of specialty internships varies from year to year and available options are listed in the VIRMP.


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