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Veterinary Health Science

To inquire about programs within the School of Allied Health Sciences:
Holly Evans | 423.869.7417 | [email protected]

Degree Options

Associate of Science in Veterinary Health Science

The AS in VHS is designed especially for the student that wishes to pursue application to an AVMA accredited veterinary college. After completion of the AS degree, a student will have fulfilled major requirements for application to veterinary college. This program offers students limited veterinary experience and education using lectures and labs with animal models and cadavers.

Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Health Science

The BS in VHS is designed to prepare graduates to apply to veterinary colleges as well as to gain employment in pharmaceutical sales, animal health management, government agencies, national organization, and education, in addition to applying to graduate school in fields of animal science, public health or other biological sciences. The BS degree offers students greater opportunities for hands-on learning experiences with live animals.


Example of a veterinary health science student schedule.

Guaranteed Professional Admission (GPA)


The LMU Guaranteed Professional Admission (GPA Program) is a unique program of Lincoln Memorial University that allows high-achieving, highly motivated high school seniors to earn guaranteed acceptance into one of our professional degree pathways upon successful completion of 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 are outlined below.


Veterinary Medicine Pathway Requirements

GPA program

The Veterinary Health Science degree offer incoming freshmen that meet the academic qualifications an opportunity for a direct entry pathway to LMU College of Veterinary Medicine. If you are interested in this path, please review the requirements below. 

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

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


If you would like more information on the GPA program at LMU, please check out the webpage below.

LMU Guaranteed Professional Admission (GPA)


If you are interested in the GPA program, please complete the GPA program application to get started.