For Graduate Education:
Join Iowa State University for your graduate education on Preventive Veterinary Medicine, or Population Sciences in Animal Health!
- Iowa is #1 (US) in pork, egg, corn & soybeanproduction. Also top 10 in sheep, beef, turkey and milk production.
- Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM) department, with budget of approximately $28 million and its 53 faculty and 137 staff are committed to supporting sustainable food animal agriculture
- VDPAM research programs include ~$19.5 million of funded grants
- Infectious diseases, theriogenology, toxicology, welfare, diagnostics, public health
- Teamwork with USDA, industry partners, commodity groups and associations…
- The ISU Vet Diagnostic Lab (VDL) is USA #1 in case numbers & revenues
- VDL faculty are leaders in applied research (recent examples, 1stto detect & develop diagnostic tools for PEDv, pioneer oral fluids testing)
- The most comprehensive food animal curriculum of all 30 US CVMs
- 76 VDPAM courses, emphasizing teaching in the most progressive livestock systems
- Over 50% of ISU students track mixed or food animal medicine
- Home of “Diseases of Swine” book, Biosecurity assessment systems, Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC), Center for Food Security and Public Health.
- You…. come and join us, be part of this story!
VDPAM offers graduate programs on the Certificate, Masters, and PhD levels:
- Veterinary Population Medicine
- Graduate Certificate Degree (15 online credits)
- Thesis Masters Degree (30 credits)
- Non-thesis Masters Degree (36 credits)
- Population Sciences in Animal Health
- PhD Degree (72 credits)
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
VPM Graduate Program Coordinator
Iowa State University
1226 Field Services Building
1712 S Riverside Dr
Ames, IA 50011