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Program Options and Research Credits

The Veterinary Biomedical Sciences MS degree program offers three different academic plans:

Thesis
As part of the degree program requirements the student will complete 6-12 credit hours of research and will write and defend a thesis as the culminating experience for the degree.

Report
As part of the degree program requirements the student will complete 2 credit hours of a specified research project or a specified problem in the major field. The student will write and submit a report on the research project or identified problem as the culminating experience for the degree.

Non-Thesis/Non-Report (coursework)
The student’s degree program will consist of course work only, but will include evidence of scholarly efforts, such as term papers, as determined by the committee. This option is not available in the Clinical Sciences Area of Emphasis.