Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine’s educational program is designed to prepare you to achieve your goal of a career in veterinary medicine. At RUSVM, you will learn about the variety of professional opportunities that exist in global animal medicine, public health, and conservation medicine.
Since our founding in 1982, RUSVM has graduated more than 3,000 veterinarians. Our Doctor of Veterinary (DVM) Program consists of seven semesters of pre-clinical training on our campus in St. Kitts, and clinical training at one of our AVMA-affiliated veterinary programs in the United States or Canada. Our Postgraduate Studies Program began in 2012 and offers both Master of Science (MSc) and Doctoral (PhD) degrees in public health, global animal health, tropical animal health, conservation medicine and other research areas supported by RUSVM and its partner institutions. Our DVM students have the opportunity to undertake combined DVM/Master of Science (MSc) by Research degree programs, combining veterinary education with postgraduate level research training. Two tracks are available, integrated (11 semesters) and intercalated (13 semesters).*
At our campus, you will find yourself challenged by a broad-based curriculum that provides the foundation for an excellent education and entry into a variety of career pathways in veterinary medicine. Our faculty have outstanding credentials in teaching and research and share a passion for education.
*Postgraduate degree programs are not Title IV eligible.