Veterinary Medicine

A major in veterinary medicine is for students interested in medical science, pets, outdoors activities, and domestic livestock. A career in veterinary medicine provides many opportunities including, but not limited to, private practice, federal jobs, research and development, teaching, and working for a ranch, farm, or zoo.  Undergraduate Pre-Veterinary Medicine students may be advised through any college on the K-State campus.

Related career titles

Animal nutrition specialist
Animal pharmaceutical sales representative

Feed lot veterinarian
College/University faculty*
Laboratory animal medicine technologist
Physiologist
Private practice veterinarian
Public health administrator
Researcher
Regulatory medicine
Specialized veterinarian
Veterinarian
State/national animal health positions
Veterinary inspector
Veterinary medicine education
Veterinary technologist
Wildlife manager
Zoologist

*additional training required for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Careers for Animal Lovers and Other Zoological Types
Careers in Focus: Animal Care
Everything Guide to Careers in Health Care, The
Opportunities in Animal and Pet Care Careers
Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine Careers
Opportunities in Zoo Careers

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related veterinary medicine links

K-State College of Veterinary Medicine
http://www.vet.k-state.edu

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
http://www.fda.gov/cvm/default.html

American Veterinary Medical Association
http://www.avma.org

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
http://www.abvp.com

American Society of Animal Science
http://www.asas.org/

Animal Health Care-Careers in Veterinary Medicine
http://www.animalhealthcare.com/

United States Animal Health Association
http://www.usaha.org/

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
http://www.aavmc.org/

 

ExploreHealthCareers.org
http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/Field.15.aspx