Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents

English Proficiency Requirements

  • The following English proficiency minimum scores are required by this program for the tests listed below. To view additional English proficiency options accepted by this program and the Graduate School, visit the English Proficiency Requirements page.

TOEFL: Essentials: Minimum Overall Required Score: 9
Minimum section requirements:

  • Reading: 9
  • Listening: 9
  • Speaking: 9
  • Writing: 9

Doctoral and Master's Degree Program Requirements

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Spring Summer
    July 1* November 15 June 17 U.S. Citizen
    May 1 October 1 March 9 International

  • *July 1 is the deadline for the master's degree. The deadline for the PhD degree is July 15.

Program Contact Information

  • Name Jesse Mabbitt
    Phone 765-494-1103
    Web Program Website
    Address Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    Purdue University
    625 Harrison Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026

Additional Information

  • Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application.
  • If you are interested in applying for a clinical pathology or anatomic pathology residency program you should apply to the non-thesis Master's/residency program for the appropriate area through the Department of Comparative Pathobiology.
  • Please Note: This is not an application for admission to our DVM program. If you are interested in applying for admission to the DVM program, please e-mail: or contact the Student Services Office at 765-494-7893.
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