University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Graduate Training in Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary Pathology

Graduate Training (MVetSc, MSc and PhD programs)


The Department of Veterinary Pathology offers a two-year program in diagnostic anatomic pathology, with a domestic animal or wildlife emphasis, and in diagnostic clinical pathology, leading to a Master of Veterinary Science (MVetSc) degree. Research-based programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees are also available.

Scholarship support, currently beginning at $33,000, is available on a competitive basis to veterinarians who are Canadian citizens or hold landed immigrant status and have successfully passed the computer-based portion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE).

All documents for complete applications must be submitted by December 1 for programs beginning on August 15.

Contact Information

Dr. Beverly Kidney
Graduate Chair
Department of Veterinary Pathology


Sandy Mayes
Graduate Program Co-ordinator
Department of Veterinary Pathology