M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

12 months
23140 USD/year
23140 USD/year
12809 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Missouri - Columbia, offers graduate work leading to the master of science degree in Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. 


In addition, faculty within the department offer supervision for doctoral and postdoctoral study and research.

Key Features 

  • Many but not all graduate students fin this area of study combine their Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine and Surgery graduate degree training with clinical residency programs leading to board certification in some specialty field within veterinary medicine.
  • The Biomedical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine and Surgery program at University of Missouri - Columbia provides advanced training in anesthesiology, comparative cardiology, equine, food animal and companion animal medicine and surgery, neurology, oncology, comparative ophthalmology, radiation oncology, radiology, nutrition, and theriogenology among other areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Laboratory Animal Biology
  • Pathology of Laboratory Animals
  • Laboratory Animal Resource Management
  • Grant and Manuscript Writing for Biomedical Researchers
  • Ethical Conduct of Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor’s or professional degree
  • Identification of a mentor with graduate faculty standing within the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
  • Identification of funding (with advice of mentor) for the period of research and study
  • Perceived likelihood of successful completion of the program by the VMS graduate committee based on the match of candidate and faculty advisors, academic qualifications of the candidate, and when requested, a minimum of 3 suitable letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23140 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23140 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12809 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12809 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 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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