Calvin's pre-veterinary program will prepare you for entry into top veterinary programs around the world, helping you pursue a fulfilling career studying and caring for animals of all shapes and sizes.

To prepare for acceptance to veterinary school, you will need to take a series of courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. You can choose any major, but many pre-veterinary students choose the BS in Biology program. As part of the pre-veterinary program at Calvin, you will also meet with a faculty advisor to help you stay on track with your career plans.

Related classes at Calvin

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Comparative Animal and Human Physiology, Animal Behavior, Vertebrate Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Genetics, and Biochemistry

More options

This program is part of a family of health science programs, many of which share a common course foundation. To learn about other options in the health sciences, see the Health Sciences page.

Education after Calvin

Complete your degree and go on to attend a school of veterinary medicine for four years.

Veterinary schools

Calvin grads have attended excellent veterinary schools like Michigan State University, Kansas State University, Colorado State University, and the University of Edinburgh.

Course Requirements


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