Graduate Program

MS or PhD in Biomedical and Veterinary Medical Sciences

The Department of Pathobiological Sciences participates in the graduate program of the School of Veterinary Medicine leading to Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Biomedical and Veterinary Medical Sciences with a concentration in Pathobiologial Sciences. This program is designed to provide advanced educational opportunities for students in a broad range of biomedical sciences.

The aim is to expose graduate students to faculty members with active research programs. Emphasis will be placed on educating individuals capable of independent problem identification, hypothesis formulation, and experimental design. The department represents the only institution in the state of Louisiana with the teaching and research capabilities in infectious diseases of animals and the numerous interrelated human diseases. This has been documented in the past training of graduate students with high marketability and success in competing for newly emerging job opportunities.