Thursday, October 9, 2008

Students have opportunities with new veterinary technology major

By Patti Drapala

MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Young people who desire a career in animal health but do not want to pursue a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree now have an alternative at Mississippi State University.

MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine will begin a four-year undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in veterinary technology in the fall of 2009. The college is establishing the degree to address a national shortage of veterinary technologists and help veterinarians provide the highest standard of health care to animals and society. (read more...)