Graduate Studies

Each academic department in the College of Veterinary Medicine offers graduate degree programs ranging from a one-year, non-thesis Masters to PhD degrees.

In addition, a variety of concurrent degrees are offered through ISU and collaborators for DVM students.

Featured Graduate Students

Fall 2019 Enrollment
Graph showing breakdown of Masters and PHD students


Summer Research

The Summer Scholar Research Program increases the number of scientifically trained veterinarians who are successful as biomedical scientists. 


COVID-19 and Research

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Lab Websites

Research at CVM covers broad and diverse topics, fully embracing the One Health initiative. Five programs represent the strengths of CVM research, and all have inter-related scientific discovery, with collaborators across the ISU campus, other institutions, and USDA federal laboratories. These programs include:

Helpful Links

Student Wellness

Diversity & Inclusion


ISU Sponsored Funding

Recent Publications

Connect Socially

Connect with your fellow CVM graduate students and stay up-to-date on the latest news about upcoming events through the CVMAGS page or Facebook.