Why choose
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State

Mississippi State graduates excel in their careers whether that path leads to a small-town practice, research laboratory or an international program. Our faculty are national and international leaders in their fields and are committed to providing excellent veterinary education, advancing research in veterinary medicine and biomedical fields, and serving the community through the highest quality diagnostics, clinical care and shared learning.

Our Difference

Education Today for the World Tomorrow

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine DVM curriculum provides graduates with a strong, multi-species foundation and allows opportunity to focus on species or discipline interests.

We are one of only a few colleges of veterinary medicine that—like most colleges of human medicine—requires two full years of mentored clinical education in addition to two years of pre-clinical (classroom and laboratory) coursework.

Our Curriculum Locations for Study

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Collaboration and Innovation

MSU CVM is at the center of research studies impacting our nation and the world. Our labs and research centers are hosts to multi-million-dollar research projects impacting a multitude of industries. And it's all available to our students.

Our nationally recognized shelter medicine program and collaborations with entities like the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulf Port, Mississippi enable our students to grow and discover under faculty supervision while providing much-needed care and services to animals in need.

Research Opportunities Our Labs and Locations

Solutions for Our Ever-Evolving World

Our College offers an array of programs and services aimed specifically at meeting the needs of animals and people to help make the world a better place.

Little in life stays the same, and at MSU CVM we’re committed to meeting the ever-evolving needs of the world through not only educating veterinarians and discovering answers through innovative research, but also through serving those in need.

Student Service Community Engagement

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Student life at MSU's CVM

Discover how the CVM helps you achieve academically and personally.

Student Life Health & Wellness