Applied Biological Sciences (Preveterinary Medicine) (BS)
Accelerated Program

The purpose of the concentration in preveterinary medicine in the BS program in applied biological sciences is to prepare undergraduate students to successfully complete the admission requirements for pursuing an advanced degree in veterinary medicine. The concentration curriculum emphasizes a solid foundation in biology, chemistry, physics, animal science and mathematics while offering specialized courses in veterinary medicine and opportunities for placement in internships in the field.

Degree offered

Applied Biological Sciences (Preveterinary Medicine) (BS)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of


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Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.

Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Career outlook

Career opportunities for graduates of this program may include entry into professional programs in veterinary medicine and animal health including small- and large-animal veterinary medicine, wildlife veterinary medicine, domestic and wild animal care, education and animal biology research.

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 18.7%$31,070
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 4%$58,270

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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