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Veterinary Medical Sciences M.P.S. (Ithaca)

Field of Study

Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) with a concentration in Veterinary Parasitology is a unique degree program in the country. It combines comprehensive coursework in specialty topics, clinically oriented hands-on labs, and a capstone research project to provide rigorous training in all aspects of parasitology at one of the nation’s top Colleges of Veterinary Medicine. This program is designed for individuals who seek to enhance their careers with advanced practical training in veterinary parasitology. Working professionals are encouraged to take advantage of the flexible nature of the program, which can be completed in one year or over a longer period of time. Graduates of the MPS program will be leaders in the field and will be highly competitive for positions in industry, federal and state government, and academia.

For more information, visit the MPS website:

Contact Information


C5 181 Veterinary Medical Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Concentrations by Subject

  • Veterinary Parasitology


2018-2019: $1,489.00 per credit hour, with generous scholarships and financial aid available

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Application Deadlines:
For Spring enrollment - September 15th
For Summer enrollment - January 1st
For Fall enrollment - April 15th

Requirements Summary:

Applicants will be required to submit the following in their Cornell Graduate School application:

  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum vita or resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Undergraduate or professional degree transcript
  • TOEFL or IELTS score, where applicable
  • GRE general test scores may be submitted at the applicant's discretion but are not required