The program focuses on the immunology, epidemiology and host-pathogen interactions at the molecular level of bacterial, parasitic, and viral infections of animals.
All graduates will be able to:
- Develop practical gross and microscopic pathology skills, including the skills needed to prepare for sitting the American College of Veterinary Pathologists board examination.
- Develop skills in comparative anatomic pathology and diagnostic medicine leading to the ability to judge the relative importance of laboratory findings, and summarize all diagnostic information into a concise and valuable report.
- Develop written and verbal skills appropriate for communicating lesion descriptions and disease processes in a timely and professional manner appropriate for diagnostic and research laboratories.
- Develop the work management skills necessary for competent, efficient completion of service, teaching and research responsibilities, often simultaneously.
Fields of career opportunities include:
- Small and Large Animal Clinics
- State Office of Veterinary Hygiene
- Public Health
- Exotic animals
The course is available in the following countries: