Future Graduate Students

The Ontario Veterinary College is a research-intensive institution committed to innovation and leadership in One Health and veterinary and biomedical sciences.
Graduate studies at the diploma, masters, and doctoral levels are available in the departments of Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Studies, Pathobiology, and Population Medicine.

To inquire directly about a graduate program within one of our four departments, contact the Graduate Program Coordinator or Graduate Program Assistant using the contact information listed under each department section.

For a listing of all of our graduate programs, click on the Graduate Programs tab. For information on admissions including how to apply, click on the Admissions tab. For funding information, see our Graduate Funding Sources.

Graduate Program Coordinators:
Dr. Craig Bailey (MBS Program): baileyc <at> uoguelph.ca
Dr. Jonathan LaMarre (MSc and PhD Programs): jlamarre <at> uoguelph.ca

Graduate Program Assistant:
Katherine Iverson: bmsgrad <at> uoguelph.ca

Clinical Studies

The Department offers a one-year Course-based Masters, two-year thesis-based MSc, and supervises students in the Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) program in the following specialized veterinary fields:
Graduate Program Coordinator:
Dr. Adronie Verbrugghe: averbrug <at> uoguelph.ca

Graduate Program Assistant:
Jessie Beer: csgrad <at> uoguelph.ca


The Department offers a two-year thesis-based MScGraduate Diploma, and PhD program as well as supervises students in the DVSc program. Research areas include: 
  • Diagnostic, anatomic, and clinical pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, and Wildlife Diseases.
Graduate Program Coordinator:
Dr. Jeff Caswell: jcaswell <at> uoguelph.ca

Graduate Program Assistant:
Jessie Beer: pathgrad <at> uoguelph.ca

Graduate Program Coordinators:
Dr. David Pearl (MSc and PhD programs): dpearl <at> uoguelph.ca
Dr. Andrew Papadopoulos (MPH program): apapadop <at> uoguelph.ca

Graduate Program Assistant:
Kaite Brown: popmgrad <at> uoguelph.ca

Visit the University of Guelph Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies to learn more about graduate education including Applying to Guelph and Funding and Fees.