Upon graduation from CVM, the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree is granted. The length of the course of study for the program is four academic years (13 quarters). The curriculum begins with 2 2/3 years (8 quarters) of basic and clinical science instruction and laboratories. The final 1 1/3 years (5 quarters) consists of clinical experiences and rotations including applicable didactic material.
Upon graduation with the D.V.M. degree, the graduate will be eligible to take national and state licensure examinations to enter veterinary practice or participate in post-graduate training in the many fields of veterinary medicine.