Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

UndergraduateCare for Creatures
Great and Small

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Pre-Veterinary

The pre-veterinary major at Cornerstone University prepares you to care for all God’s creatures in a clinical setting. You will learn the basics of animal biology, medicine and treatment for work at a veterinary office, animal rescue or wildlife rehabilitation center.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Science

Academic Division

  • Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of KSEM graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Explore More
of God's Creation

As a pre-veterinary major at Cornerstone, you will explore more of God’s creation by learning about the biology, science and chemistry of animals. You will then apply these principles to the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries and other important procedures. Our students find innovative ways to learn both inside and outside the classroom through hands-on experience and rigorous academics.

As a disciple of Christ, you understand that it’s important to be a steward of all of God’s creatures. A pre-veterinary degree from Cornerstone will prepare you to continue your education to become a certified veterinarian or vet technician and mobilize your career.

Careers

The veterinary industry is as diverse as the animals it serves. A pre-veterinary student can expect to find work in any area from wildlife rehabilitation to animal medicine.

Opportunities

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

Internships

As a student at Cornerstone, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in an internship or practicum. Discover your vocation through our Center for Career and Life Calling.

Opportunities

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

Program Features

The pre-veterinary program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

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

Select the sample four-year degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in pre-veterinary.

Pre-Veterinary Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Graduate School

Our Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division students receive admission to respected graduate schools, including the esteemed institutions listed below.

  • 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

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Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our pre-veterinary program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

Cornerstone builds a community in which you can form relationships that will help you build a life that matters.

Moriah Wilke (’19)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Kinesiology, Science, Engineering & Mathematics Division at Cornerstone has several programs dedicated to training effective medical care professionals. Take a look at some of the other programs we offer.

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Contact

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616.222.1418

Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.