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Pre-Veterinary and Graduate School Prerequisites

Undergraduate Certificate

Next start date is October 4. Applying is easy and free!

Coursework that prepares you

for Veterinary School!

Do you love working with animals? Are you passionate about their health and well-being? Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Pre-Veterinary & Graduate School Prerequisites, and start your journey to a fulfilling career with animals. This certificate program has been intentionally designed to set students up for success by consulting the VMCAS program pre-requisite guide.

Program Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate in Pre-Veterinary and Graduate School Prerequisites has been designed in consultation with the VMCAS program pre-requisite guide. Students should understand that individual veterinary medicine programs still vary in their individual pre-requisite requirements. Students are responsible for identifying the pre-requisites for the veterinary program(s) they wish to apply to. Whenever possible, Unity College will try to assist students with fulfilling the pre-requisites for their intended program(s). 


Program Features

+ One-on-one academic and professional advising as our world-class faculty and trained staff strive to make your professional and academic goals a reality. 

+ Unity College is an accredited institution by New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). 

+ Experiential Online. Experiential programs are delivered 100% online with fieldwork designed with the working professional in mind. 

+ Study when and where you want and finish your certificate while still working full-time. 

+ Make professional connections with leaders in your field. 


Prepare for Veterinary School

Take Essential Science Prerequisites

Students will need to have a science heavy educational background to pursue veterinary school. This certificate program gives students the biology, chemistry, and psychics courses needed to be eligible for admission.

Experiential Labs

In the laboratory portions of the courses, students use Labster, an online simulation technology, in addition to assignments they can do in the comfort of their own home.

Finish in Less Than a Year

With 8 start dates a year, each course takes 5 weeks to complete. Students are able to take up to 2 courses per term. They are able to finish earning their certificate in as little as 20 weeks.


Frequently Asked Questions


“The real world discussions were really interesting. They showed how learning this material can be useful to many professions.”

—Undergraduate Certificate in Pre-Veterinary and Graduate School Prerequisites STUDENT

Degree Requirements

The Pre-Veterinary and Graduate School Prerequisites certificate requires a minimum of 24 earned credit hours. For all degree requirements, check out the Undergraduate Certificate in Pre-Veterinary and Graduate School Prerequisites Checksheet or the Unity College Distance Education Course Catalog.

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Last Updated on August 25, 2021