Pre-Veterinary Science | Zoology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences

Geese flying

Pre-Veterinary Science

As a Pre-Veterinary student at SIU, you will begin an exciting career path towards a career in veterinary medicine, where you can put your knowledge and compassion into practice. Preventing disease and healing animals is at the heart of what veterinarians do. But as professionals, they also do much more.  SIU can provide that solid foundation for pre-veterinary students seeking to reach their full academic and professional development potential. The Pre-Veterinary Science track is for students wishing to attend veterinary school in pursuit of a D.V.M, or those with general interests in animal health. The Pre-Veterinary course requirements are rigorous science- based programs that emphasize the biological and physical sciences. 

Click here for a detailed list of the Pre-Veterinary Science course requirements and elective options.

Note: Students must register with the College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences Health Professions Office.