Knowledge within a framework of faith.

Cornerstone University's B.S. Biology: Pre-Veterinary major is designed for students with a desire to care for the health of God's creatures and an aptitude for math and science. As a pre-veterinary student, you will receive the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully pursue advanced education toward a veterinary degree. You will graduate mentally, emotionally and spiritually equipped to offer the best possible service to God and His creation. Many schools around the country can provide a pre-veterinary education for the mind; Cornerstone uses God's Word to prepare your heart as well.

We have a proven track record of giving students what they need not only to get into graduate school but to succeed once they get there. More importantly, our graduates' scientific knowledge is built on the solid foundation of God's Word. Explore the experiences available to you as a pre-veterinary student at Cornerstone.

  • Overview

  • Career Opportunities

    A bachelor's degree in pre-veterinary studies prepares you for a range of career options and graduate programs.

    • Industrial laboratory technician
    • Researcher
    • Park ranger
    • Ecologist
    • Veterinarian school graduate student 

    Program Classes

    From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

    See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as a pre-veterinary major.

  • Global Internships

    All traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. This experience helps you explore your calling and gain practical career skills.

    With guidance from the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students land internships at trusted businesses and nonprofits around the world.

    • Cedar Springs Animal Hospital
    • Indian Trails Dairy Farm
    • Novis Animal Clinic

    STEM Student Outcomes

    85%

    of traditional undergraduate STEM students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

    Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 92 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.

  • Where Our Alumni Attend Graduate School

    Our Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division students receive admission to respected graduate schools.

    • Central Michigan University
    • Ferris State University
    • Grand Valley State University
    • Lake Erie Medical School
    • Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Michigan State University
    • Ohio State University
    • University of Michigan
    • University of Maryland

Career Guide for STEM Majors

Graduates of STEM programs are changing the world. To learn more about why you should consider a pre-veterinary major and what you can do with a STEM degree, get our STEM-specific career guide.

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