University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Description:The Doctor of Veterinary Science (D.V.Sc.) degree is offered in large animal surgery, small animal surgery, large animal medicine, small animal medicine, anaesthesiology, cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, and radiology, depending upon availability. The program provides advanced academic preparation in both clinical training and research and is a unique post-professional doctoral-level degree. The D.V.Sc. differs from Ph.D. training by emphasizing the development of both research and applied skills in the various areas of clinical specialization, leading to specialty Board certification.
URL:Clinical Studies at University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,610
National: $6,610

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree, or its equivalent, which would allow the applicant to be eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Ontario, is required. In addition, a completed internship or equivalent is usually required.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 60]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2012