Highly acclaimed and CHED-compliant veterinary school in the region, the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Visayas State University offers Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree as a unique and rewarding choice for your professional career.
Our College is dedicated to producing highly qualified and competent veterinarians equipped with skills in the practice of veterinary science and medicine. Our graduates excel in both public employment and private practice including academe, research, veterinary clinics, livestock farms and professional consultancy among others.
The new DVM curriculum features one year of general education courses and five years of professional veterinary medicine courses with a total of 243 units. The courses include 50 units of general education courses, 14 units of basic science courses, 25 units of zootechnics courses, and 154 units of veterinary medicine courses. Thus starting school year 2018–2019, the new curriculum was applied to all incoming students in the DVM program. Existing students who started their degree program under the old curriculum, however continue to receive support from the CVM in order for them to complete the prescribed courses until they finish all their degree requirements.
All of these are because of CVM’s strong commitment to Policies, Standards, and Guidelines for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program set by CHED. In addition, the college is firm in its desire to give the best education possible to its graduates, equipping them with 21st century and Industry 4.0 knowledge and skills to be able to carry out the duties of safeguarding animal health, public health, and the environment in both local and international settings. This is why from its humble beginnings of having only three enrollees, today the second to the youngest veterinary college in the Visayas has grown exponentially to 462 students.
Amidst this difficult time, the CVM and VSU community as a whole have endeavored to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by launching various programs, including the development of instructional materials for remote learning. This is to ensure support to students as they continue their studies remotely. Together with its 16 passionate and enthusiastic faculty, who obtained their respective graduate education in top schools in the Philippines and across the globe in countries such as Australia, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, and Sweden, and seven competent staff, we await you to be part of our elite graduates in the college we consider CVM Family.