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
Private practice veterinarian
Public health administrator
Regulatory medicine
Specialized veterinarian
State/national animal health positions
Veterinary inspector
Veterinary medicine education
Veterinary technologist
Wildlife manager

*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

FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

American Veterinary Medical Association

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

American Society of Animal Science

Animal Health Care-Careers in Veterinary Medicine

United States Animal Health Association

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges