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Pre-Veterinary Medicine Major

Earn a biology degree that will help you prepare for veterinary school.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology, Veterinary Medicine

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program at MVNU is designed to enable you to prepare a file that is competitive for entry into veterinary medicine school. While in the program, you’ll be guided through academic, spiritual character, and life-skill development. All students are informed of expectations within the program, as well as the expectations of the admissions officers within the veterinary medicine schools.

A semester-by-semester approach provides students with feedback for self-assessment regarding the extent of preparation as they progress. Seminars, documentation, and one-on-one meetings provide information about the preparation necessary, the application progress, and professional competencies and expectations.


See what it takes to get into vet school. Explore our curriculum, with courses designed to help you succeed.

Faith & learning at MVNU

As an intentionally Christian University, we integrate our faith into everything we do at MVNU. From prayer before class to exploring real-world moral and ethical dilemmas, we’ll teach you what it means to shine forth.


MVNU offers a number of fantastic travel and study afar programs designed to broaden your perspective, introduce you to new and exciting domestic and international cultures, and enhance your resume.

Service Learning:
  • Belize (Tropical Biology)
  • Swaziland
  • Haiti
  • Croatia, Austria & Hungary
  • Italy
  • Spain, Portugal & France
  • Greater Columbus Area
  • Orlando
  • San Francisco
  • New Orleans
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Guyana
  • Guatemala


Need a little help with finances? We’ve got you covered. Explore scholarships, grants, and other resources to help you pay for your education.

MVNU has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.


This program is designed to provide the preparation that is needed to apply to veterinary medicine schools. Students take courses that are required for entrance, as well as recommended courses. In addition, students are given instruction and guidance to complete an application profile that is competitive, including extra-curricular activities, volunteerism, clinical exposure, and undergraduate research. Finally, seminars are available for training in professionalism, the application process, interview preparation, and development of essential competencies.


Diagnose, treat, and research medical conditions and diseases of animals to protect public health.

Veterinary medicine farm

Meet the Faculty

Learn from faculty members who know how to balance theory and practical application for a relevant, empowering, Christ-centered learning experience.

Hands-on learning in our labs

You will work in our laboratories, which round out the learning environment by mimicking the professional settings that students will work in after graduation.

At MVNU, we use all of our resources to help you develop your skills as a scientist and researcher — including our natural resources!

Regardless of which Biology track you follow, our faculty want to see you success and prepare for your calling.

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Chemistry (Graduate School/Industry)

Whether your goal is to pursue a doctoral degree or launch a career in the chemical industry, our program equips you with the expertise needed to excel.

Biology (Pre-Medical)

Lay the foundation you need to get into medical school and become a doctor.

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