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Prospective Students


Why Become a Veterinarian?

National surveys show that being a veterinarian is one of the most fulfilling careers, since you are serving both animal and human well-being. It is a career you can be proud of and enjoy a lifetime of service to society.

Careers as varied as your interests.

  • Private Practice
  • Company and Corporate Clinics
  • Teaching
  • Public Health
  • Military Service
  • Food Safety
  • Aquatic Medicine
  • Zoological and Marine Parks
  • Environmental
  • Shelter Medicine
  • Regulatory Medicine
  • Aerospace Medicine
  • Homeland Security
  • Research


Find out about a World of Opportunities for Your Future at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Learn more about careers in veterinary medicine

Veterinary Technology Programs in Iowa

Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine does not offer a two-year veterinary technology program.  For a list of accredited veterinary technology programs in Iowa, visit the AVMA website, Programs accredited by the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).