Business and Entrepreneurship
The college continues its leadership role in veterinary business and entrepreneurship. This year, in partnership with Cornell’s SC Johnson College of Business, we launched the new Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, which builds business, innovation and financial skills for students, faculty and alumni. We continue to address student debt through educational initiatives and scholarship campaigns to reduce the debt-to-starting salary ratio.
- Launch of the new Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship
- 2 new business courses launched
- 2 active faculty searches
- Sponsorship of summer business internship
- 6 corporate sponsors
Veterinary graduates in the Class of 2019 saw over 90% employment upon graduation, and typically reach a full 100% within two months.
of third-year veterinary students expressed a desire for business and management training
of alumni agreed there should be more business and management education in the curriculum
With the launch of the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, the college focuses on four key subject areas to prepare students for practice ownership:
- Economic Research
The Center currently has:
2 active faculty searches
2 new business courses
6 corporate partners: Encore Vet Group, Banfield Pet Hospital, Boehringer Ingelheim, Idexx, Zoetis and Vitus Vet
Animal Health Hackathon
in cash prizes awarded
CVM Graduates Debt to Salary Ratio
Mean self-reported educational debt ratio to private practice salary. Includes those with no debt; excludes advanced education and training. Data from AVMA survey taken one month before graduation.
CVM Graduate Debt to Salary Ratio presented as a data table