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Veterinary Health Science

To inquire about undergraduate programs with the Richard A. Gillespie College of Veterinary Medicine:

Frances Crumley
423.869.6918 |

Veterinary Health Science Degree Option


Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Health Science

The Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Health Science (BS VHS) prepares graduates to apply to veterinary colleges and gain employment in pharmaceutical sales, animal health management, government agencies, national organizations, and higher education. Students who complete this undergraduate program will also be ready to apply to graduate school in animal science, public health, or other biological sciences. The Bachelor of Science degree offers students more significant opportunities for hands-on learning experiences with live animals.

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Veterinary Medicine Graduate Pathway Requirements


The Veterinary Health Science degree offers incoming first-year students that meet the academic qualifications an opportunity for a direct entry pathway to Lincoln Memorial University's Richard A. Gillespie College of Veterinary Medicine.

The LMU Guaranteed Professional Admission (GPA Program) allows high-achieving, highly-motivated high school seniors to earn guaranteed acceptance into one of our professional degree pathways after completing their Undergraduate degree at LMU. Each professional program has slightly different benchmarks and requirements along the way but is committed to offering successful GPA program participants a head start on their professional education. The requirements for the veterinary medicine pathway (Early Acceptance Program) are outlined below.

Application Requirements (to be completed before beginning undergraduate coursework):

Undergraduate Benchmarks/Requirements (to be completed during undergraduate studies):

GPA Program Supplemental Application

Lincoln Memorial University is provisionally certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).