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
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online Course sequences can include classes that are delivered online, as well as a blend of online coursework with one or a few required site-based classes. View the curriculum.
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4 per year

Veterinary Medicine Courses – Online

Take vet med prerequisite courses online

Further your education and move closer to your goal of becoming a veterinary practitioner by taking prerequisite veterinary medicine courses online with Oregon State University. These courses are not part of a degree or certificate program and will not lead to a standalone credential — but they will help you gain the foundational knowledge you need to one day help improve the health and welfare of animals.

Backed by the support of Oregon State’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, you can choose from more than two dozen prerequisite courses in numerous disciplines. All courses are delivered online by nationally ranked OSU Ecampus.

If you are a nondegree-seeking student, you can enroll in the veterinary medicine prerequisite courses and transfer credits to your home institution. You should first confirm that Oregon State's courses will be accepted by your institution.

Ready for a DVM program?

Oregon State has an on-campus Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, and although admission does not require an undergraduate degree, you must complete the prerequisite courses prior to being admitted.

Students are admitted once per year into the DVM program. 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 Carlson 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 renowned for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same transcript as on-campus students.
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