Kansas State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE
Graduates of the doctoral program in Veterinary Pathobiology will:
demonstrate competency in basic pathology, mechanisms of disease,
infectious disease(s) and/or toxicology or epidemiology; demonstrate the
ability to apply knowledge through critical thinking, inquiry, analysis
and communication and to produce scholarly and creative works; and
exhibit an awareness of their responsibilities and professional conduct
towards all constituent groups.
- Abilities to formulate and design a
hypothesis-driven research project (s), independently carry out the
research methodology, critically analyze the data, and disseminate
the research findings in the form of presentations at scientific
meetings and peer-reviewed publications.
- Professional and technical expertise in their
chosen areas of study or disciplines.
- Abilities to apply knowledge through critical
thinking, to interpret or analyze and integrate information, to
respond and adapt to changing situations, to make decisions, to
solve problems, and to evaluate actions.
- Effective oral and written communication