Welcome to the Department of Veterinary Science Graduate Program. The Department of Veterinary Science offers the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Veterinary Science with specialization in:

  • Pathology
  • Virology
  • Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Genetics
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Musculoskeletal sciences

Each of these subspecialties have a general emphasis on the horse. 

The deadline for application to the Veterinary Science Graduate Program is February 1 for a fall semester start date. All applications must be submitted through the UK Graduate School through Apply Yourself

A printable version of the Graduate Program Guidelines and Suggested Courses is available as helpful resources to review. 

For additional information, contact Dr. Martin Nielsen, director of graduate studies, at martin.nielsen@uky.edu