D.W. Brooks Drive 501
30602 Athens, Georgia United States of America
University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine
Recognition status :
AVBC Australian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
CVMA Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
VCNZ Veterinary Council of New Zealand
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health. The College enrolls 102 students each fall out of the approximately 550 who apply. It has more than 145 faculty members. The College offers a doctorate in veterinary medicine and post-doctoral training of interns and residents. It also offers a college-wide, interdisciplinary master's degree in veterinary and biomedical science, dual-degree DVM-Masters of Public Health (DVM-MPH) and the Veterinary Medical Scientist Training (DVM-PhD) programs, as well as post-DVM master's degrees in avian medicine and food animal medicine. Doctoral degree programs are offered in physiology, pharmacology, pathology, parasitology, and infectious diseases.