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Purposes to Lincoln Memorial Univ. Equine Vet. Edu. Program Set for Overview in Spring 2023


    Harrogate, TN [November 16, 2022] – Lincoln Memorial College (LMU) based mostly in Harrogate, TN has begun accepting functions to its Equine Veterinary Schooling Program set for assessment in Spring 2023. This system will welcome its first accepted candidates in Fall 2023.

    The EVEP is an modern addition to LMU’s course of veterinary examine encompassing a 2½ 12 months undergraduate program adopted by a 4-year veterinary doctoral curriculum. College students accepted to this system will obtain a assured admission to LMU Faculty of Veterinary Medication offering benchmarks are met throughout undergraduate course work.

    “It’s notably necessary that prime faculty college students contemplating their careers and faculty prospects are made conscious of this chance,” mentioned Eleanor Inexperienced, DVM, ACVIM, ABPV, Professor and Dean Emerita Faculty of Veterinary Medication & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M College. “Recruitment is nationwide and youth equine teams, akin to Pony Membership, the Interscholastic Equestrian Affiliation, Nationwide Excessive College Rodeo Affiliation, and the various breed affiliation youth teams, are going to be key to sharing this program with their members. College students who’re juniors in highschool, lots of whom are already trying into their alternative of faculty, ought to contemplate LMU in the event that they aspire to having a profession in equine veterinary drugs.”

    Dr. Stacy Anderson, DVM, MVSc, PhD, DACVS-LA, dean of the LMU Faculty of Veterinary Medication, mentioned an extra side of this system is shedding mild on the scarcity of equine veterinarians in america and dealing to offer options.  “Research by the American Affiliation of Equine Practitioners point out that fifty % of veterinarians who be a part of an equine apply after commencement will depart that equine apply or veterinary drugs all collectively inside 5 years,” she mentioned. “We’re specializing in offering real-world expertise for these college students as a way to develop practice-ready graduates who can start contributing from day one to equine practices throughout the nation. Providing a program that’s 6½ years lengthy versus eight will give college students an inexpensive possibility that helps them attain their objectives sooner and gives the horse business with expert veterinarians earlier.”

    LMU is predicated in Harrogate, TN and is strategically situated between the heartbeat of the Thoroughbred business in Lexington, KY and sport horse communities based mostly in Virginia and North Carolina.

    college students have to be incoming freshmen and transfers should not accepted. College students are invited to use by way of the LMU web site. For extra info, electronic mail Kathleen Thomas, Coordinator of Graduate Packages and Analysis, at [email protected] or go to the web site at

    Lincoln Memorial College is a values-based studying neighborhood devoted to offering academic experiences within the liberal arts {and professional} research. The principle campus is in Harrogate, Tennessee. For extra details about the undergraduate and graduate packages accessible at LMU, contact the Workplace of Admissions at 423.869.6280 or [email protected].

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