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Animal Health Minor

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Animal Dream Job

If you have the determination, academic skills, and a passion for helping and working with animals; an Animal Health Minor and Veterinary Medicine may be the perfect career for you.

The Animal Health Minor provides students with coursework in the veterinary and biomedical sciences to enhance their preparation for several animal health-related career paths. The coursework will supplement pre-veterinary students who anticipate applying to professional (DVM) veterinary programs.  It will also enable students to enhance their knowledge of animal health concepts, which they can use in careers involving animal management, animal production, and animal health product research, development, and marketing.

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.