Love animals? Veterinary Science is for you.


We love our pets, and we want to take care of them. Today, Americans want quality care from experienced professionals for our furry friends – and that’s where the University of Saint Mary can help.


As a pre-veterinary student , USM will prepare you for a career as veterinarian. Expert faculty and professors will teach you to think critically and efficiently, identify reasoning and critical skills, and more.


In addition to strong academic credentials, leading professional veterinary programs often require you to have real-world shadowing experience. USM’s dedicated and highly skilled faculty can guide you through course selection and help you make the contacts necessary for success.


You will enjoy many program benefits, such as:


  • Small classes that allow professors to give you one-on-one attention to challenge you to realize your full potential

  • An emphasis on hands-on laboratory experiences to improve lab and cooperative skills

  • Research opportunities for junior and senior undergrads

  • Several classes have integrated service-learning components for hands-on application of knowledge gained

  • Highly-qualified biology and chemistry faculty will be there to help as you plan your future. Professors will guide you through resume and interview preparation and tutoring for graduate entrance exams, including the GRE