In CMU’s pre-veterinary medicine program, you’ll select a major of your choice and follow pre-vet requirements that help you prepare for acceptance to veterinary medical school. At CMU, you’ll find opportunities that include attention, involvement, resources and research. You’ll also have an academic adviser dedicated to students in our pre-professional programs of study.
Put Your Degree to Work
Veterinarians are involved in a wide range of activities. They diagnose, vaccinate, treat wounds, perform surgery and provide information about animals in large, small and combined practices. They also may research animal diseases and problems, help with the care and research of zoo animals, exotic species and wildlife, work in laboratories to test drugs for animal and human diseases, work in food safety, inspect livestock, and help develop and enforce government regulations.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data
|Job||Median Pay||Job Growth through 2022|
|Veterinarian||$84,460 per year||12% (8,400 more jobs)|
|Zoologist||$57,710 per year||5% (91,000 more jobs)|
|Agricultural scientist||$58,610 per year||9% (3,600 more jobs)|