Doctor of

Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine will teach you about the wide range of opportunities available in veterinary healthcare. Our state-of-the-art facilities and emphasis on hands-on learning will help you build a career to benefit humans and animals alike.

Degree D.V.M. (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)

Program StartAugust

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AZ - Glendale

College College of Veterinary Medicine

Duration4 years

Class Size Approximation130

The Midwestern Advantage

ذكذكتسئµ's investment in education, faculty, research, facilities, and clinical training translates into our students being "Day One Ready.â€‌

The College of Veterinary Medicine will introduce you to the exciting world of innovative veterinary healthcare. CVM faculty and students work together in the spirit of One Health, the synthesis of human and animal healthcare. Your education will be strengthened by interaction with ذكذكتسئµ's diverse programs and faculty, and you will learn about the wide range of opportunities available in veterinary healthcare that benefit humans and animals alike. With our state-of-the-art facilities and emphasis on hands-on learning, we will help you build a career as a compassionate and patient-centered member of tomorrow's healthcare team.

Many exciting opportunities exist in veterinary medicine. Veterinarians can work in small, large, or mixed-animal general primary care practice or a specialty field such as: anesthesiology, dentistry, cardiology, food animal production medicine, internal medicine, surgery, wildlife medicine, and many more. Other career opportunities include working in biomedical research, veterinary medical education, diagnostic laboratories, regulatory medicine, public health, industry, or biosecurity.

At ذكذكتسئµ, we prioritize research to advance knowledge and offer students enhanced learning opportunities, fostering close collaboration with faculty researchers and peers on innovative projects.

Research at Midwestern

Your gift to Arizona's only College of Veterinary Medicine can have far-reaching impact which will benefit the veterinary students we teach and the animals we treat. To learn more about our giving opportunities, ways to give, and giving societies, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 623-572-3784 or

Mobile Unit Fund

Your donation will help purchase medicine and supplies needed for our students and faculty who are providing basic medical care, as well as spay and neuter surgeries, for dogs and cats in underserved areas of our state.

Student Surgical Laboratory Fund

A gift to the Student Surgical Laboratory Fund will help our students gain hands-on supervised surgical experience to provide free spay and neuter surgeries along with supplementary medical care for animals sent to ذكذكتسئµ College of Veterinary Medicine's student surgical laboratories from a variety of local rescue shelters.

Patient Assistance Fund

Through your support, we will provide care for animals whose owners are unable to cover the cost of care for their beloved pets.

Companion Animal Memorial Fund

Your gift made in memory of a cherished animal friend will be used to benefit the general scholarship fund.

Grateful Client Fund

A donation to the Grateful Client Fund will recognize the high-quality, compassionate care you and your pet received. You may recognize a specific person or a whole service area and funds support the general scholarship fund.

Establish Your Own Named Endowed Scholarship

Endowed scholarships are designed to be permanent and perpetual and can be created with gifts totaling a minimum amount of $25,000, contributed in full at the outset or with an initial commitment that is added to over time until the endowment level of $25,000 is attained. The principal of the fund is invested to produce income, and an annual award is made to a student/s. The principal remains untouched, so the endowment can last into perpetuity.

Academic Course Catalog

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The Midwestern Return on Investment

Career Placement & Salaries

Employment of veterinarians is projected to grow 19% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the national average for all occupations. Candidates can expect very strong competition for available veterinarian medicine positions.
Career Path
Estimated Starting Salary
Educational services for state, local, and private
Social advocacy organizations
Veterinary services

The starting salary a new D.V.M. graduate earns is dependent upon the area of veterinary medicine they enter.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, .

Learn More About our On Campus Clinical Experiences

Clinical experiences on campus are rare in today's veterinary medicine education. Midwestern values the role our clinics play in your education and our community.

Explore Clinical Opportunities through our Veterinary Teaching Hospital

At our Companion Animal Clinic, Large Animal Clinic, and Diagnostic Pathology Center you will have valuable hands-on experience within walking distance of campus.

Campus Options

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Located just 15 minutes from downtown Phoenix. Students can study and live on our sprawling 143-acre campus and practice at our University-owned clinics located just across the street.

Contact Us

Our admissions staff is here to assist you in making informed decisions about your academic journey. When contacting us, be sure to to provide your preferred program and campus so we can address your questions or concerns.