Veterinary MedicineOnline Prerequisite Course Sequences

Credits required
N/A Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long.
Cost per credit
$288 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

Veterinary Medicine Courses – Online

Help animals everywhere

Enroll online with Oregon State University and train to become part of the next generation of practice-ready veterinarians. Oregon State's College of Veterinary Medicine supports the continuing education of students like you who want to become veterinary practitioners and help improve the health and welfare of animals.

OSU's veterinary medicine program does not require an undergraduate degree, but you must complete the prerequisite courses prior to being admitted. You can complete many of the courses online through Oregon State Ecampus.

If you are a nondegree-seeking student, you can enroll in the vet med prerequisite courses and transfer credits to your home institution. You should first confirm that Oregon State's courses will be accepted by your institution. (Note: Nondegree students can enroll in no more than 8 credits per term, and do not qualify for financial aid.)

Admissions

Oregon State's College of Veterinary Medicine admits students once per year. There is a detailed timeline of important dates for when the application becomes available and when you must submit all application materials.

Please visit the College of Veterinary Medicine's website for full details on the academic requirements for admission. If you have any questions, you may send an email to Tess Collins, the college's admissions coordinator.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
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