Optional Admissions

Veterinary Scientist Training Program (VSTP)

The Veterinary Scientist Training Program (VSTP) is designed to train the next generation of veterinary scientists. UC Davis combines a rich pre-clinical and clinical training with a strong commitment to basic and clinical research. Particular strengths include the Center for Comparative Medicine, our Cancer Research Program (UC Davis has recently achieved the National Cancer Institutes prestigious designation as a Cancer Center), a world recognized Neuroscience Research Center and our Biomedical Engineering Program. The emerging Genomics Center and our strong integration with the Western Human Nutrition Research Group as well as the Shriner's Hospital provide a tremendous wealth of talented investigators and infrastructure for cutting edge research in a wide variety of fields. 

  • VSTP Application Form can be found on the VSTP website. For more information regarding VSTP, please click here.