Photo: Graduate Students
Liz Van Wormer, a graduate student in epidemology, left, and Kate Farrel, laboratory assistant, do PCR in Dr. Conrad's laboratory to identify toxoplasma genotypes in terrestrial carnivores in Vet Med 3A at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

Graduate Programs

Graduate education at UC Davis includes a diverse and interactive student body from around the world. Known for our state-of-the-art research facilities, productive laboratories and progressive spirit – UC Davis offers collaborative and interdisciplinary curricula through graduate groups and designated emphasis options – with nearly 90 dynamic degree programs.

UC Davis master’s and doctoral graduates become leaders in their fields – researchers, teachers, politicians, mentors, and entrepreneurs. Graduates go on to guide, define and enhance the creation of our social, cultural and scientific fabric and well-being.

There are currently 90 graduate programs of study offered at UC Davis.  However, graduate programs in which students from the School of Veterinary Medicine commonly enroll are listed below:


Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology


Pharmacology and Toxicology


Forensic Science

Comparative Pathology