Bachelor Degrees for Vets Olathe KS

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Avila University
(816) 942-8400
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
Tuition Costs : $19500
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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University of Missouri - Kansas City
(816) 235-1000
Office of Admissions
Kansas City, MO
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $7368
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $18459
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Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Kansas Association of American Educators
(913) 764-3566
PO Box 3256
Olathe, KS
National Association of Educational Office Professionals
(316) 942-4822
1841 Eisenhower
Wichita, KS
Intelligent Design Network Inc
(913) 268-0852
460 Lakeshore Dr W
Lake Quivira, KS
Cleveland Chiropractic College
(913) 234-0600
6401 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO

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Rockhurst University
(816) 501-4000
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO
Tuition Costs : $23760
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Kansas National Educatino Association
(913) 268-4005
11015 W 75th Ter
Shawnee Mission, KS
Cottonwood Uniserv
(785) 628-8217
221 E 8th St
Hays, KS
Stone Nature Center
(785) 273-5806
7240 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS
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How to become a Veterinarian

A lot of veterinarians began their careers as volunteers at local vet clinics, animal hospitals, or the humane society. Through volunteer work they gain experience, not to mention volunteer work is often a requirement to get into veterinarian schools.

Veterinarians are required to graduate from an accredited college of veterinary medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (D.V.M. or V.M.D.). Veterinarians are also required to have a state license. Many of the doctorate programs do not require applicants to have a Bachelor's degree for admission into their programs. But they may require a significant number of science prerequisite courses (45 - 90 semester hours) at the undergraduate level. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree generally have a better chance for acceptance into a program. Applicants must also submit scores from their Graduate Record Examination (GRE), the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), the Veterinary College Admission Test (VCAT), depending on the requirements of the college to which they are applying.

Some graduates will begin their practice after they receive their license, and some may choose to enter a one year internship which generally will lead to a higher paying position. Those wishing to receive a board certification will have to complete a 3 to 4 year residency program that provides intensive training in one of the 20 AVMA veterinary specialties. Due to the limited number of universities that offer a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, it may be difficult to obtain acceptance to one of the accredited universities. Training and good grades are very important in this highly competitive environment.

What does a Veterinarian do?

Veterinarians are responsible for diagnosing and treating disease and dysfunctions in animals. Some veterinarians are involved in research and development, consultation, administration, technical writing, sale or production of commercial products, or rendering of technical services to commercial firms or other organizations.

Veterinarians may care for health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories. Some conduct clinical research on human and animal health problems. Most veterinarians diagnose animal health problems, vaccinate against diseases such as rabies, medicate animals suffering from infections or illnesses, treat and dress wounds, set fractures, perform surgery, and advise about feeding, behavior, and breeding.

Some common job titles are Veterinarian (Vet), Veterinary Medicine Doctor (DVM), Small Animal Veterinarian, Large Animal Veterinarian, Staff Veterinarian, Companion Animal Practitioner, Emergency Veterinarian, Medical Director, Mixed Animal Veterinarian, and Veterinary Intern.

What skills or qualities do I need to become a Veterinarian?

If you are thinking about becoming a veterinarian, it helps to have the following skills: active listening, reading comprehension, critical thinkin...

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