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 Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences prepares individuals to lead future efforts in public health, disease control, veterinary care, food safety, biotechnology, higher education, research, and more.

Academic Departments

Continuing and Online Education

Continuing education is a core part of the College’s mission of e​ducation and service and outreach. The College offers several continuing education and online courses for current students and professionals to expand your knowledge, complete pre-reqs and improve grades, and assist in professional development in both hands-on and online settings. These courses are in-addition to a full complement of on-campus offerings leading to bachelors and graduate degrees.

Find out more about our clinical sciences continuing education courses, our Equine Reproduction Laboratory short coursesColorado State University Online post-baccalaureate pre-health courses, and Colorado State University Online veterinary medicine professional development and graduate courses.

Biomedical Sciences

Leadership in biomedical research, education and outreach is the driving force behind the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Students participate in cutting-edge biomedical research in three areas of focus – cardiovascular physiology, neurobiology, and reproductive physiology. BMS offers an undergraduate major in biomedical sciences, robust graduate programs leading to an MS or PhD, and contributes to classroom, laboratory, and residency teaching in veterinary medicine.

Find out more about our innovative research programs, and undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities.

(970) 491-6187, , 1680 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, 80523-1680

Clinical Sciences

The Department of Clinical Sciences is at the heart of the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the DVM professional program. Faculty members in clinical sciences are dedicated to quality education and clinical training for DVM professional students, interns, residents, and practicing veterinarians. Our clinicians advance veterinary medicine through innovative diagnostic and treatment methods, and provide compassionate care for each patient. Clinical sciences is committed to the advancement of comparative biomedical knowledge through interdisciplinary clinical research that benefits both animals and humans.

Find out more about educational opportunities in the Department of Clinical Sciences, including DVM and graduate programs, residencies, internships​, and continuing education for veterinary professionals.

(970) 297-1274, , 300 West Drake, 1678 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, 80523-1678

Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences is home to one of the largest environmental health programs in the nation, and the only one that incorporates radiological health into its core curriculum. Students and researchers in environmental health investigate how natural and built environments affect human and animal health and seek solutions to minimize negative health consequences of environmental and workplace exposures. Radiological health focuses on the biological effects of radiation, including laboratory studies of the damaging effects of radiation, and clinical uses of radiation in diagnostic imaging and cancer therapy.

Find out more about our innovative research programs, and undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities.

(970) 491-7038, , 1681 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, 80523-1681

Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology

The Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology (MIP) Department is comprised of over 400 individuals who share a common passion for solving some of the most important human and animal health problems today. Research programs include those related to mycobacteria, retroviruses, prions, and arthropod-borne infectious diseases, as well as the diagnostic investigation of naturally-occurring animal diseases. A leader in education, MIP provides the only microbiology undergraduate degree program in Colorado, a graduate program that provides training in a number of cutting-edge disciplines, and several specialized veterinary residency training programs.

(970) 491-6144, , 1619 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, 80523-1619

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences DVM Program consistently ranks among the leading vet schools in the nation. 1st and 2nd year students in the CSU DVM Program work hands-on experiences and learn surgical techniques using artificial tissue developed at CSU. CVMBS leads the nation in veterinary research funding. Admitting approximately 138 DVM student candidates a year, admission to the doctor of veterinary medical program at Colorado State is open to all students and highly competitive.

(970) 491-7051, , 1601 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, 80523-1601

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