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How many years of schooling is there to be a veterinarian

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Angela’s Answer

Many Colleges of Veterinary Medicine simply require you to complete their "pre-requisite courses" (these cover a variety of topics such as physics, chemistry, algebra, calculus, english/composition, biology) - you DO NOT have to have a Bachelor's degree to apply and get in to a Veterinary Medical School. You must have successfully completed that school's pre-requisites though; so it's important to know exactly what those are because they can differ from one college to the next. Once you've completed your pre-requisites (which you may do either by obtaining a Bachelor's degree or not, again, this is just up to you) then it's a 4 year program to obtain your Veterinary Medical Degree. Plan to tack on additional schooling (2+ years) if you choose to specialize in some field of Veterinary Medicine. It's a long road and will take a lot of hard work, but people do it everyday! Good luck!

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Check out Purdue University's Admission Requirements website; https://vet.purdue.edu/dvm/admission-requirements.php

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Mitchell’s Answer

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">In the United States, veterinary school is a four-year degree program following undergraduate Bachelor's degree level education (a total of 7 to 9 years: 3 to 5 years undergraduate plus 4 years</span> <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">of veterinary school).</span>


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