M.Sc. On Campus

Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
28464 USD/year
28464 USD/year
13176 USD/year
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The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign offers a graduate program leading to the degree of Master of Science. 


The primary goal of graduate programs in Veterinary Clinical Medicine from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is to prepare students for careers involving research and/or teaching in a specialty area. 

Learning Outcomes 

Graduate work in veterinary clinical medicine may be pursued in several areas, including:

  • anesthesiology
  • equine medicine and surgery
  • equine theriogeneology
  • farm animal reproduction (theriogenology)
  • medicine
  • surgery

Programme Structure

  • The requirements for this degree include completion of a thesis that conforms to the requirements of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine. The non-thesis option requires departmental approval.
  • The candidate must complete all requirements of the department and the Graduate College and pass the stipulated examinations. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission requirements include a doctor of veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) degree or equivalent. By petition, non-D.V.M.s may be admitted. Applicants for graduate study in veterinary clinical medicine must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (A = 4.0). 
  • Admission averages are computed from the entire professional curriculum or from the last 60 hours of undergraduate studies for those without the D.V.M. degree. Applicants with a grade point average between 2.5 and 3.0 may be considered for admission on limited status on the basis of individual merit. 
  • Applicants who have a prior graduate degree or who have completed some graduate course work will be evaluated on the basis of their graduate work as well as their under-graduate or professional records. Acceptance of students must be approved by the department's Graduate Committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28464 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28464 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13176 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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