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College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine Careers

Academic Positions

There are 28 accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, each with 25 to 200 veterinarians on staff. Postgraduate education, teaching and research opportunities are numerous at these institutions, and interested and qualified students should seriously consider those opportunities. Almost every agricultural school in the United States has a veterinary science department in which varying numbers of veterinarians are utilized in research, teaching, adult education and other forms of scholarly activity.