Veterinary Medicine

Gain a fundamental understanding of what it means to be a veterinarian

Program Highlights

Gain a fundamental understanding of the structure and function the basic anatomy and physiology of animals, including different species, body systems, and how they function
Obtain information about different career paths within veterinary medicine, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and animal scientists
Familiarization with common diseases affecting animals, their causes, symptoms, and basic diagnostic methods and general animal health
Introduce to fundamental veterinary procedures such as animal handling, grooming, basic health assessments, ethical treatment, and general terminology

Residential tuition:

Commuter tuition:

*$250 tuition supplement


June 30, 2024 July 12, 2024


Duke University
Durham, North Carolina


  • "Overall it was an amazing experience. I felt like each day was always better than the last. I’ve made friendships that will last a lifetime and I’ve also learned more about myself which is extremely valuable"

    Andrew A.

Course Overview

Are you ready to apply your love and compassion for animals to learning? In this Veterinary Medicine course you will learn about the diverse course opportunities within surgery, internal medicine, pathology, radiology, research, and public health. Students will gain an overview of the field, including its history, scope, and significance in animal healthcare.

Meet your instructor

Miranda Griffin

Veterinary Medicine Duke University

Miranda Griffin is a second year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Candidate at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Miranda brings a wide variety of experiences within the veterinary medicine field, school extracurriculars, leadership positions, and knowledge about mentorship.

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