Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)

Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) An instructional program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of veterinary medicine. Includes instruction in the principles and procedures used in the observation, diagnosis, care and treatment of illness, disease, injury, deformity, or other anomalies in animals; ethics and professional standards; and supervised clinical practice.

Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Mean Entry Experienced
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 1,370 1,670 67 Great no record
Veterinarians 1,000 1,220 40 Good $27.60 $16.94 $32.93

Schools offering this program in Missouri*

University of Missouri
105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO. 65211-1050
Phone: (573) 882-2121

* Data Provided by Missouri Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (MOICC)