Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration

Students need real expertise and experience to be accepted into highly competitive veterinary schools. That’s why Hiram College offers the pre-veterinary concentration for science majors. At Hiram, pre-vet students can pursue hands-on learning opportunities, from shadowing working veterinarians to studying wildlife at the college-owned 500-acre Field Station.

Pre-Professional Concentration

  • School of Health, Education, Sustainability & Society

About the Program

Program Summary

Most students who choose the pre-veterinary concentration major in biology, but some study biochemistry, chemistry or biomedical humanities. The unique combination of a broad science curriculum and a liberal arts foundation at Hiram prepares pre-vet students to use their knowledge and creativity to tackle new challenges.

Students experience an intimate learning environment and hands-on opportunities at Hiram, preparing them to excel in vet school and their careers. Practical experience starts in on-campus labs and the nearby James H. Barrow Biological Field Station.

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Career Paths

  • Veterinarian
  • Physician
  • Pharmacist
  • Forest service administrator
  • Animal conservationist
  • Public health professional
  • Optometrist
Lindsey Cromes

LINDSEY CROMES ’07 | Biology and Theatre Major

“I remember sitting in groups in class working through complex problems, with professors who were there to help if you needed it.”

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Hiram College has two field stations. Less than three miles from campus, the James H. Barrow Biological Field Station is an active research and educational facility. Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, we have a beautiful camp called the Northwoods Field Station.


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