Academic Programs

Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine

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General Info

Prospective Students

 

DVM graduate from the academe, animal industry, private and government industries and private practice.

 

Opportunities

1. Join various government agencies (DA, DENR, DOH, etc)  and local government units

2. Teach in universities and colleges in the country and region

3. Join international organizations concerned with animal or human health (OIE, WHO, FAO)

4. Work in reseasrch laboratories in public and private institutions

5. Work in private companies engaged in animal production and animal breeding activities

6. Engage in food animal practice

7. Pursue graduate studies in related/relevant degree programs

 

Requirements and Mechanics to Graduate

 

The admission requirements of the Graduate School shall be followed. In addition, applicants shall be holders of DVM or related degree in life sciences from any recognized institution and with at least one year experience in veterinary or related practice.


The MVE requires all student to earn a total of 30 units for graduation. At least 18 units of major courses, 3 units of Special Topics (VEPI 291), 6 units of Field Project (VEPI 295) and 3 units elective must be earned. The major courses are VEPI 221, VEPI 222, VEPI 223, VEPI 224, VEPI 225 and STAT 264. The electives can be chosen from
the following: VEPI 226, VEPI 227, VEPI 228, VPH 222, DM 220, SPPS 202, LGD 210, DEVC 201, DEVC 202, DEVC 261, AECON 111, AECON 241

Students begin the program with 6 units of required courses in summer. The Field project may be in the form of a research study, a case study, risk analysis study, a program evaluation or a scientific epidemiological report on animal disease and will be presented and defended orally before a panel. Students shall submit a paper in publishable form as a requirement for graduation.

 

Graduate Courses

Veterinary Anatomy

VETA 201. Advanced Macroscopic Anatomy of the Dog (3). Detailed description of the macroscopic anatomy of the dog. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VETA 102 or COI. (1)

VETA 202. Advanced Comparative Anatomy (3). Detailed description and comparison of the macroscopic anatomy of the pig, horse, chicken, and cattle (or sheep, goat or carabao). 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VETA 102 and VETA 103 or COI. (2)

VETA 203. Applied Anatomy (3). Anatomical features essential to diagnostic, surgical, theriogenological, and postmortem procedures. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VETA 102 or COI. (1)

VETA 204. Advanced Microscopic Anatomy (3). Comparative functional histology and ultrastructure of tissues and organs in various species of domestic animals. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VETA 104 or COI. (1)

VETA 205. Neuroanatomy (3). Structure and function of the nervous system; anatomical diagnosis of neurologic disorders. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VETA 201 and VETA 204 or COI. (2)

VETA 207. Histological and Electron Microscopic Techniques (3). Techniques in the preparation of animal tissues, microbes and parasites for the light and electron microscopy. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VETA 104 or COI. (2)

Veterinary Epidemiology

VEPI 221. Veterinary Epidemiological Methods (3). Application of epidemiological concepts and methods for systematic inquiry into disease status of animal populations. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. COI. (1)

VEPI 222. Veterinary Surveillance (3). Epidemiologic concepts and methods for surveillance of animal and zoonotic diseases. 5 hrs (2, class, 3 lab). PR. COI. (1, S).

VEPI 223. Epidemiologic Approach in the Control of Infectious Animal Diseases (3). Application of epidemiology in the control of infectious diseases in animals. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPH 121 or COI. (1, S).

VEPI 224. Outbreak Investigation and Control (3). Epidemiologic approach to the investigation and containment of disease outbreaks. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPH 121 or COI. (1,2)

VEPI 225. Veterinary Risk Analysis (3). Introduction to Animal Health Risk Analysis. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. COI (1,2).

VEPI 226. Veterinary Informatics (3). Application of informatics in veterinary epidemiology. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. COI (1,2).

VEPI 227. Environmental Animal Health (3). Factors that may have adverse effects on the health of animal and human populations and the wider environment, and their management. 3 hrs (class). PR. None. (2)

VEPI 228. Veterinary Diagnostics (3). Evaluation of veterinary diagnostic tests in populations. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPH 121 or COI (1).

VEPI 291. Special Topics in Veterinary Epidemiology (3). 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. None. (1).

VEPI 295. Field Project in Veterinary Epidemiology (6). Research project in veterinary epidemiology. 18 hrs.  PR. COI (2).

Veterinary Microbiology

VMCB 221. Applied Immunology (2). Veterinary immunodiagnostic techniques; principles, applications, limitations and interpretation of results. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VMCB 122, VMCB 123 and VMCB 124 or COI.

VMCB 229/MBB 229. Biotechnology in Immunoprophylaxis and Diagnostics of Animal Diseases (3). Principles and applications of biotechnological advances in vaccine design and development and veterinary diagnostics. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMCB 221 or VPAR 234 or COI. (1)

Veterinary Medicine

VMED 253. Advanced Equine Medicine (3). Recent and advanced techniques in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases and disorders of horses. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 153 or COI. (1)

VMED 254. Advanced Swine Medicine (3). Recent and advanced techniques in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases and disorders of pigs. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 154 or COI. (1)

VMED 255. Advanced Poultry Medicine (3). Recent and advanced techniques in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases and disorders of poultry. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 154 or COI. (2)

VMED 256. Advanced Ruminant Medicine (3). Recent and advanced techniques in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases and disorders of cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 153 or COI. (2)

VMED 261. Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine (3). Nonconventional, traditional and new approaches, methods and techniques in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases and disorders of animals. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 151 or COI. (1)

VMED 291. Special Topics in Veterinary Medicine (1-3). May be repeated provided that the total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 3 units. 1 hr a week (1 class). PR. None. (1,2)

VMED 299. Graduate Seminar in Veterinary Medicine (1). 1 hr (class). PR. None. (2)

VMED 300. Master’s Thesis (6).

Veterinary Parasitology

VPAR 231. Advanced Veterinary Entomology (3). Arthropods of medical and veterinary importance and their relation to animal host and environment; control and prevention. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPAR 131 or COI. (1)

VPAR 232. Advanced Veterinary Helminthology (3). Relationship of helminth parasites to their host and environment; immune response to parasitic infection; advances in treatment and control. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPAR 132 or COI. (2)

VPAR 233. Advanced Veterinary Protozoology (2). Parasitic protozoa and their relation to animal hosts and environment; control and prevention. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VPAR 131 or COI. (1)

VPAR 234. Immunology of Parasitic Infections (2). Parasitic antigens; immunodiagnostic tests in clinical parasitology; immune reactions to parasitic protozoa, helminth and arthropods; evasion of the immune response and principles of immunoprophylaxis. 2 hrs (class). PR. VMCB 124 and VPAR 132 or COI. (2)

VPAR 235. Clinical Parasitology (3). Laboratory diagnostic techniques for the collection, examination, identification and preservation of parasites of domestic and wild animals, fishes and other aquatic animals. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VPAR 132 or COI. (1)

VPAR 236. Systematic Helminthology (3). Taxonomy and nomenclature of helminth parasites. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPAR 132 or COI. (2)

Veterinary Public Health

VPH 222. Microbial and Parasitic Zoonoses (3). Biological, ecological, and epidemiological features of microbial and parasitic infections transmissible between man and vertebrate animals. 3 hrs (class). PR. VPH 122 or COI. (1, 2)

VPH 223. Veterinary Epidemiological Investigation of Foodborne Diseases (2). Principles and techniques in the epidemiological investigation of foodborne illnesses of man and/or animals from foods of animal origin. 2 hrs (class). PR. VPH 222 or COI. (1, 2)

VPH 224. Veterinary Public Health Consideration in Foods of Animal Origin (3). Veterinary public health concerns in the production, processing, handling and inspection of animal-derived foods. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPH 222 or COI. (1, 2)

VPH 227. Advanced Epidemiology (2). Design and conduct of epidemiological investigation; statistical methods for organization, presentation, and analysis of epidemiological data; critical evaluation of published epidemiological research on public health. 2 hrs (class). PR. COI. (2)

VPH 228. Environmental Sanitation in Animal Industries (3). Sanitation in animal and animal product establishments. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. COI. (1)

Veterinary Pharmacology

VPHM 241. Physiological Disposition of Xenobiotics (3). Absorption, distribution, biotransformation, excretion, and pharmacokinetics of drugs and poisons in vertebrates. 3 hrs (class). PR. VPHY 241 or COI. (1)

VPHM 242. Veterinary Toxicology (2). Clinical aspects of common poisoning that affect domestic animals with emphasis on selected organic and heavy metal poisoning. 2 hrs (class). PR. VPHM 241 or COI. (2)

Veterinary Physiology

VPHY 241. Physiological Biochemistry (3). Biochemical principles as related to interpretation of normal and altered physiological state in domestic mammals and birds and other appropriate animal models. 3 hrs (class). PR.CHEM 160 and VPHY 141 or COI. (1)

VPHY 242. Animal Cell Physiology (3). Structural and functional aspects of molecular and subcellular processes in higher animals. 2 hrs (class). PR. VPHY 241 or COI. (1)

VPHY 243. Advanced Mammalian Physiology (3). The physiology of excitable tissues; cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, and autonomic nervous systems; acid-base balance. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VPHY 242 or COI. (2)

VPHY 244. Neurophysiology and Neuroendocrinology (3). The neural circuitry and mechanisms regulating different physiological activities of animals. 3 hrs (class). PR. VPHY 242 or COI. (1)

VPHY 245. Mechanisms of Hormone Action (2). Cellular and molecular actions of steroid and peptide hormones;
recent techniques in hormone research. 2 hrs (class). PR. VPHY 242 or COI. (2)

VPHY 247. Experimental Physiology (2). Methods in experimental animal physiology. 6 hrs (lab). PR. VPHY 243
or COI. (1,2)

Veterinary Pathology

VPTH 221. Biology and Pathology of Laboratory Animals (3). Biology and diseases of common laboratory animals used in biomedical research. 3 hrs (class). PR. COI. (1)

VPTH 222. Veterinary Necropsy (3). Postmortem examination, interpretation, and diagnosis; collection, preservation, and packing of specimens for laboratory examinations. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VPTH 122 or COI. (2)

VPTH 223. Histopathology (3). Light microscopic examination of cellular changes and tissue reactions to injurious agents with emphasis on lesion description, morphologic, and etiologic diagnosis. 7 hrs (1 class, 6 lab). PR. VPTH 122 or COI. (2)

VPTH 224. Clinical Biochemistry (2). Measurements of various chemical constituents of body fluids and electrolytes; analysis and interpretation of results with emphasis on clinical enzymology. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VPTH 123 or COI. (1)

VPTH 225.1. Comparative Pathology I (2). Etiology, gross and microscopic tissue alterations, interpretation and diagnosis of diseases affecting domestic animals, wildlife, and aquatic animals. 6 hrs (lab). PR. VPTH 222 and VPTH 223. (1)

VPTH 226. Pathology of Microbial Infections (2). Etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of common microbial diseases affecting domestic animals. 2 hrs (class). PR. VMCB 223 and VMCB 224. (1,2)

VPTH 227. Pathology of Parasitic Infections. (2). Etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of common parasitic diseases affecting domestic animals. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VPTH 223 and VPAR 132. (1,2)

Veterinary Surgery

VSUR 251. Veterinary Anesthesia (3). Application of different methods of analgesia and anesthesia in surgical procedures. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VSUR 151 or COI. (1)

VSUR 253. Advanced Equine Surgery (3). Recent and advanced techniques in equine surgery. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VSUR 251. (2)

VSUR 254. Veterinary Diagnostic Ultrasound (3). Analysis and Interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound in different species of animals. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VSUR 154 or COI. (2)

VSUR 256. Advanced Ruminant Surgery (3). Recent and advanced techniques in bovine, bubaline, caprine and ovine surgery. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VSUR 251. (2)

Veterinary Theriogenology

VTHE 251. Laboratory Animal Theriogenology (3). Recent and advanced techniques in theriogenology of laboratory animals. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VMED 155 or COI. (1)

VTHE 253. Advanced Equine Theriogenology (3). Recent and advanced techniques in theriogenology of horses. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VTHE 251.(2)

VTHE 254. Advanced Porcine Theriogenology (3). Recent and advanced techniques in theriogenology of pigs. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VTHE 251.(2)

VTHE 256. Advanced Bovine and Bubaline Theriogenology (3). Recent and advanced techniques in theriogenology of cattle and buffaloes. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VTHE 251 (2)

VTHE 257. Advanced Ovine and Caprine Theriogenology (2). Recent and advanced techniques in theriogenology of sheep and goats. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. VTHE 251 (2)(1)


VMCB 222. Clinical Microbiology (2). Isolation, cultivation, and identification of pathogenic bacteria and fungi affecting the domestic animals. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VMCB 122 or COI. (1)

VMCB 223. Bacterial and Viral Pathogens of Domestic Animals. (4). Characteristics of pathogenic bacteria and viruses relevant to their pathogenesis, epidemiology, and control in domestic animals. 8 hrs (2 class, 6 lab). PR. VMCB 122 and VMCB 123 or COI. (2)

VMCB 224. Veterinary Mycology (2). Cultivation and identification of pathogenic fungi of veterinary importance. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VMCB 122 or COI. (1)

VMCB 225. Advances in Veterinary Immunology (3). Current research and development in veterinary immunology. 3 hrs (3 class). PR. VMCB 124 or COI. (2)

VMCB 226. Advances in Veterinary Virology (2). Current research and development in veterinary virology. 2 hrs (class). PR. VMCB 123 or COI. (2)

VMCB 227. Veterinary Anaerobic Bacteriology (2). Isolation, cultivation, and identification of anaerobes affecting domestic animals. 4 hrs (1 class, 3 lab). PR. VMCB 122 or COI. (1,2)

VMCB 228. Pathogenicity and Virulence of Bacteria and Viruses in Animals (3). Mechanisms and determinants of pathogenicity and virulence of animal bacteria and viruses. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. COI. (2)

Faculty Info

Faculty Information

          Name

 Date of Birth  (MM/DD/YY

 Highest Educational  Attainment

  Faculty Rank

                    Specialization

Baldrias, Loinda R.               

3/25/1957

PhD

Professor

Food Microbiology and Public Health Isolation of food bacterial contaminants

Baticados, Waren N.             

5/30/1975

PhD

Associate Professor

Veterinary Protozoology

Divina, Billy P.

9/27/1966

MSVt

Associate Professor

Veterinary Helminthology

Eduardo, Salcedo L.

9/11/1947

PhD

Professor

Veterinary Parasitology, Systematic Helminthology

Marte, Benjamin Reuel G

8/14/1967

MSVt

Associate Professor

Clinical Pathology

Masangkay, Joseph S.             

10/2/1947

PhD

Professor

Comparative Pathology

Molina, Helen A.                            

4/6/1950

MSVt

Professor

Pathophysiology

Padilla, Mildred A.

11/4/1955

PhD

Professor

Veterinary Public health, Epidemiology, Preventive Veterinary Medicine

Rovira, Hope G.

9/1/1956

MSVt

Assistant Professor

Microbiology and Immunology

Sanchez, Romeo E.

11/1/1969

PhD

Associate Professor

Virology (Bacteriology and Virology) and Immunology and Swine Medicine

 

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