Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland's (UMD) Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBSC), formerly Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMSC), Graduate Program offers both Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in the academic fields of veterinary medicine, biomedical, and comparative medical sciences.
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) is a dual-state professional school formed through a partnership of the land-grant universities Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and the University of Maryland in College Park. The formation of this college ridges the gap of the veterinary medicine educational needs across the states of Virginia and Maryland. The VMCVM enrolls approximately 128 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students, annually, and is a leading center for veterinary medical education and research. The Blacksburg campus of the VMCVM provides full clinical services for the public and veterinary practitioners throughout Virginia. While the College Park campus focuses on conducting cutting-edge research, providing high-quality graduate education, assisting the training of DVM students in the track of Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine, and outreach through extension programs.
Our Academic Programs:
The Department of Veterinary Medicine's graduate program, Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBSC), formerly Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMSC), offers both Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Members of the VMSC Graduate Program faculty specialize in a wide range of research areas in infectious diseases and zoonoses, including cell and molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, virology, and poultry health management and disease prevention.
Please join us for our Seminar Series (VMSC698) every Thursday at 11:00 am at the Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Center located at 8075 Greenmead Drive, Room 1216, College Park, MD 20742.