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Oklahoma State University


The Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine educates and develops skilled veterinarians for a lifetime of investigation, innovation, care and protection of animal health.

To learn more about the impact of CVM, view the Impact Brochure.

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine offers:

  • Committed faculty
  • Research centers of excellence in veterinary parasitology, respiratory and infectious diseases, veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation
  • Comprehensive veterinary medicine curriculum designed to prepare graduates with knowledge and skills to:
      • Be competent, career ready veterinarians
      • Enter post DVM clinical training
      • Conduct biomedical research
      • Work in the pharmaceutical industry
      • Pursue military career options
      • Lead the profession in government roles

The College of Veterinary Medicine leads the OSU system in National Institutes of Health funding.

The College ranks #1 in value for the cost of an education in veterinary medicine. Veterinarians play a key role as the professions of veterinary medicine and human medicine become one health.

Major areas of research emphasis include:

  • Lung diseases
  • Toxicology
  • Infectious diseases
      • Zoonotic diseases
      • Tick transmitted diseases
      • Shipping fever
  • Exercise physiology

The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine has been providing outstanding veterinary medical services for more than 70 years. Dr. Leroy Coggins, class of 1957, developed the Coggins Test for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA)—the diagnostic tool that is still the USDA official test for EIA.