24 months
4344 CAD/year
4344 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Veterinary Science degree of the University of Prince Edward Island is a two-year, non-thesis (professional) Master’s-track program to enhance scholarship and competitiveness of veterinarians in one of the broad disciplines of pathology, microbiology, or clinical sciences.


The Master of Veterinary Science degree from the University of Prince Edward Island is designed to provide advanced training in the disciplines, and to develop teaching and communication skills.

In addition, a student successfully completing the program may spend an extra year of residency in their selected discipline so as to be eligible for certification by specialty groups that require three years of residency training.


Success in the program is attested by the achieving of satisfactory standings in the minimum number of graduate courses required, the completion of a research project, and the writing of a project report suitable for publication in a refereed journal.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Small Animal Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Large Animal Medicine
  • Large Animal Surgery
  • Morphologic Pathology
  • Wildlife Pathology
  • Food Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Parasitology
  • Virology
  • Bacteriology
  • Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B+ (recommended)

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum requirement for admission to graduate studies in the Faculties of Science and Veterinary Medicine is:

  • a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent; or
  • a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, or Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree, or equivalent, normally of four years’ duration, in an honours or majors program or equivalent from a recognized university or college, the applicant having achieved an average of at least second-class (“B,” i.e., 70% to 79.9%) standing in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8688 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    4344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8688 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • International: $7,548 per year in addition to full-time course tuition

Living costs for Charlottetown

1080 - 1710 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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