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Match to Degrees: Veterinarians

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Degrees / Certificates Awarded in 2010 for Public Institutions and 2009 for Non-Public Institutions from All Title IV Participating Institutions

Occupation Annual
Projected
Openings
Degree/Course of Study Minimum Degree Level Degrees
At
Minimum
Level
Degrees
Above
Minimum
Level
Degrees
At or Above
Minimum
Level
29-1131 - Veterinarians
Additional Information
Licenses Required
200 51.2401 - Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2501 - Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Enrollment in Discipline
Degrees Awarded
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2502 - Veterinary Anatomy (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2503 - Veterinary Physiology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2504 - Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2505 - Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2506 - Veterinary Toxicology and Pharmacology (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2507 - Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2508 - Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2509 - Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2510 - Veterinary Preventive Medicine Epidemiology and Public Health (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2511 - Veterinary Infectious Diseases (Cert, MS, PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   51.2599 - Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Other (Cert, MS. PhD)
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0301 - Veterinary Anesthesiology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0302 - Veterinary Dentistry
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0303 - Veterinary Dermatology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0304 - Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0305 - Veterinary Internal Medicine
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0306 - Laboratory Animal Medicine
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0307 - Veterinary Microbiology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0308 - Veterinary Nutrition
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0309 - Veterinary Ophthalmology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0310 - Veterinary Pathology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0311 - Veterinary Practice
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0312 - Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0313 - Veterinary Radiology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0314 - Veterinary Surgery
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0315 - Theriogenology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0316 - Veterinary Toxicology
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0317 - Zoological Medicine
Match to Other Occupations
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A
   60.0399 - Veterinary Residency Programs, Other
Match to Other Occupations
Colleges Offering Degree
Further Professional CertificateN/AN/AN/A

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