Unleash your passion for animals and become a veterinarian.

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Unleash your passion for animals and become a veterinarian.

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Nearly 1,800 graduates are practicing veterinary medicine around the world, and you could be right on their tails.

The St. George’s University network includes veterinarians who are making an impact in 49 states and 16 different countries. They provide care for a wide range of animals and leverage the practical skills they learned in school every day.

 

At SGU, preparing for a veterinary medicine career begins the moment classes do. Students gain valuable hands-on animal experience during their first year, sooner that at most US schools. Over the course of their education, students can complete comprehensive training in more than 20 different clinical specialties that range from anesthesiology to pathology. They also have the opportunity to gain a global perspective as they complete clinical training at 31 sites around the world.

 

AVMA logoAnd students have access to assistance should they need it. SGU offers an array of support services and resources, include tutoring, career guidance, language services, and more.

Highlights

92%

of students who took the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) in 2018/2019 achieved passing scores.

31

affiliated universities and clinical training centers are available to help students hone their skills.

6:1

studentfaculty ratio at the SGU School of Veterinary Medicine keeps the focus on you.

200

patients receive care at the SGU Small Animal Clinic nearly every week.

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  • Start your life as a vet.

    SGU rises above the standards for US schools by bringing students closer to the animals they love before other programs can. You’ll be able to scrub in on surgeries and work in state-of-the-art large animal facilities, marine stations, and small animal emergency clinics.

  • Graduate and begin practicing.

    The program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE), which qualifies graduates to seek licensure and work in the US and Canada. And SGU grads are well-prepared for the NAVLE – their pass rates rival those at US schools.

  • Impact communities around the world.

    Global health requires disease control, robust ecosystems, and preventive measures. An SGU education emphasizing the One Health, One Medicine initiative shows you how to join that effort, even as an individual vet in your hometown clinic. With more than 30 affiliated schools and training centers all around the world, SGU teaches you how to approach the animal kingdom in ways few stateside schools can.

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Sylke Lohmann, DVM

I loved that we got so much hands-on experience, including many, many spays and neuters in our second and third years. They really wanted us to be good doctors, and it was helpful that we could touch the animals and interact with them. With the relatively short time the professors had with us, it was clear they really cared and wanted to teach us everything possible.

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Joe Masciana, DVM

Since graduating, I’ve been fortunate enough to live and work in North Carolina and California which are both terrific locations. I strongly believe that my qualification from SGU has created opportunities for me to work all over the world.

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Joshua Morgenstern, DVM

The level of education is second to none, and it provided me with the tools that I needed to excel. Not a day goes by that I don’t appreciate the opportunity I was given by St. George’s University.

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Kristen Traul, DVM

SGU taught me to think through a diagnosis and to ask the right questions,” Dr. Traul said. “The experience was very hands-on and that helped you developed good observation skills.

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