3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine

3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine

You want a career as a veterinarian.

About 3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine

3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine allows students in specific majors to apply to the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) one year early and, if accepted to the LSU SVM, earn a bachelor's degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) in seven years, instead of eight.

Degrees Received

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)

Fast Track

Years 1-3 undergraduate coursework
Year 4 begin veterinary school; bachelor's degree earned
Years 5-7 veterinary school; doctorate earned


Time Saved vs. Traditional Track: 1 year


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