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Veterinary Pathobiology Ph.D.

The PhD program in Veterinary Pathobiology produces the next generation of scientists qualified to undertake a career in scientific research at the highest level. Students may choose from a number of disciplines including pathology, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, genomics, cell biology, and conservation and ecology. These may include subdisciplines such as immunology, virology, microbiology, parasitology, neuroscience, oncology, clinical and anatomic pathology, and more. Graduates will have attained research independence, full and critical knowledge of their discipline and associated research compliance, and excellent written and oral scientific communication skills.

Laboratory Animal Medicine M.S.

VTPB offers the master’s degree in Laboratory Animal Medicine. Students interested in either of these graduate programs should contact Kathie Smith at 979-845-2851 or

Other Academic Programs

The departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences offer M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Biomedical Sciences. There are also interdiscpilinary programs in genetics, neuroscience, and toxicology.