In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, the Veterinary Medical Sciences program requires:
a) A minimum of a baccalaureate degree (or its equivalent, or a BVSc, DVM or MD degree) with course work appropriate for VMS graduate training from a recognized institution, with a minimum admission grade point average of 3.00 on a four-point scale or equivalent in the last two years (60 units) of undergraduate study.
b) For applicants required to present proficiency in English, a minimum TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 97, an IELTS score of 7.0, or a CAEL overall score of 70. This requirement can also be met by completing the Academic Communication Certificate with a minimum grade of "A-" in each course.
c) The VMS Funding Offer letter from a supervisor outlining the commitment to the training of the student, as well as the commitment to fund full-time students (in accordance with the VMS Funding Policy).
d) Two reference letters.
e) Curriculum Vitae.
f) Endorsement of the Graduate Program Director, which is granted based on the evaluation of the admissions file by the UCVM Graduate Education Committee.