The College offers a “ladderized curriculum”, which is a rich blend of animal production courses and professional veterinary medicine subjects. The ladderized curriculum offers training in Animal Husbandry for the first two years, awards the degree BS in Animal Husbandry (BSAH) after the first four years, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) after two more years of completion of the entire curriculum program.
The College also offers a graduate program, the Master of Veterinary Studies and there are two major areas of specialization: Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Public Health. The program is managed by the Institute of Graduate Studies. It is the first of its kind in the country and is envisaged to propel CLSU as a lead University in the pursuit of graduate program in the field of disease prevention and public health.
The College Admission Requirements in addition to passing the First Year are as follows:
For Foreign Students
An applicant for the Master of Veterinary Studies should have a degree in DVM/DVSM or its equivalent from a recognized institution. An applicant must submit the following to the Dean of the Institute of Graduate Studies:
1. Duly accomplished application form for admission
2. Original or authenticated transcript of records showing a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00 or its equivalent. An applicant whose GPA falls below 2.0 may also be admitted on a probationary status depending upon the recommendation of the Department Chairman and the concurrence of the Dean after thorough review of the applicant’s qualification to do graduate work.
3. Two letters of recommendation from former Professors