Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary pathology involves the study of disease in animals. Graduates of veterinary pathology programs diagnose ailments in animals and conduct research, as well as effectively communicating with clinicians and animal owners.

Inside Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary pathologists diagnose disease in companion, exotic, aquatic, food-producing and zoo animals. They do this through the study of animal body fluids and tissues. Veterinary pathology training programs cover toxicology, veterinary medical research, parasitology, diagnostics and veterinary clinical cytology.

Education Information

Veterinary pathology programs are most often offered in the form of a residency, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program or a combination of both. Some master's degree programs in veterinary sciences or related areas emphasize veterinary pathology. Most residency and Ph.D. programs prepare graduates to take the American College of Veterinary Pathologists' certification examination. Here are a few articles that can help you understand some of the courses and degree programs that are offered through accredited universities.

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