Veterinary science professionals perform a range of functions in a medical setting to evaluate, treat, and observe different species of animals that are seeking healthcare or conducting annual check-ups. Students interested in pursuing this degree often get their bachelor’s before applying to a graduate program with a required residency at an animal hospital or private practice.
Given the size of the state, Ohio has 2,000-7,000 practicing veterinarians that receive competitive compensation that can exceed $100,000 annually. Students that choose to pursue this career must be observant, communicative, and maintain a positive bedside manner with the animals they care for and their owners.
Students can earn their bachelor’s degree in-person or online, though most programs require in-person lab time face-to-face interactions with patients to prepare them for their future roles. For students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s program in-state, they have plenty of highly respected schools to choose from.Click Here to See the Best Colleges in the US