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Master of Professional Studies – Veterinary Parasitology

MPS students learning histology from Dr. Timothy Wu.

Pre-vet or veterinary professional? 

Parasitology is your perfect fit.

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Expert Faculty

Our faculty have varied backgrounds and areas of parasitologic expertise.

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One-of-a-kind Curriculum

Hybrid coursework allows students to set their own schedule while getting hands-on experience in labs.

Comprehensive Training

Students will gain a multi-faceted understanding of veterinary parasitology.

Cornell University's Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree in Veterinary Medical Sciences is designed for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and careers with specialized training in Veterinary Parasitology. 

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The MPS degree provides rigorous training in all aspects of parasitology via in-depth, comprehensive courses, hands-on laboratories, interaction with parasitologists working in academia and industry, and the development of a final capstone project in an area of interest for the student. 

Those with an interest in animal and veterinary sciences will receive expert guidance, and professionals in industry, government, or non-governmental organizations are encouraged to take advantage of the program’s flexible nature. 

Courses and labs are offered in a hybrid online and residential format that is friendly to the working professional. The program can be completed in one to four years. Graduates of the MPS program will be competitive for upper-level positions in industry, federal and state government, academia, and other graduate level studies, with many students continuing their education in a veterinary or doctorate-level setting.