Program DetailsMaster's Programs
Location of Program
The MS and PhD degree curriculum at VA-MD Vet Med operates as a single multi-disciplinary Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) graduate program. An integral part of our college and the Virginia Tech Graduate School, the program is designed to prepare students to be scholars and researchers who will benefit animal and human health by advancing veterinary and biomedical knowledge.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- 90 credit hours of course work, research, and dissertation
- Average completion time of four years
- Admission to the PhD program does not require an MS degree.
- The DVM/PhD degree program can be completed in as little as six years and allows graduates to pursue research opportunities in both biomedical and clinical sciences.