Two veterinarian students researching in a lab
Veterinarians looking into microscopes

GRADUATE STUDIES ADMISSIONS

PROGRAMS THAT IMPACT SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY.

Designed to provide a cutting-edge, graduate and postgraduate-level education, Ross Vet prepares students for careers at the heart of veterinary research. Develop transferable research skills necessary to pursue a wide selection of opportunities in academia, industry, business, or elsewhere. Within the framework of the Graduate Studies program, Ross Vet offers:

  • Master of Science (MSc) by Research
  • Doctoral (PhD) by Research degree
  • Master of Science (MSc) by Coursework in One Health
  • Certificate in One Health

Pursue your research studies in areas such as food safety, vector borne diseases, zoonotic infections and conservation medicine. Work alongside faculty to learn research methods and gain exposure to diverse research projects that impact animal health, human health, and the environment.

Ross Vet student holding a vial injector in a lab

EXPLORE GRADUATE STUDIES AT ROSS VET

Learn more about research on our St. Kitts Campus and meet our global team of researchers.

ROSS APPLICATION DEADLINES


Research Applicants

Ross Vet’s Graduate Admissions Committee reviews research degree program applications throughout the year. With three flexible start dates, we continue to accept applications up to the start of each January, May, and September term.

PhD applicants may approach prospective supervisors to discuss your research aspirations and interests. Your next step in the process is to submit a statement of interest with your research thesis outlined for consideration.

Applications are by invitation and will be reviewed in-line with our entry requirements and research expertise.

Ross Vet student handling research vials

APPLY TO A GRADUATE PROGRAM

Make an impact and solve today’s problems through innovation.

FIND OUT WHAT IT TAKES TO PURSUE YOUR PASSION

Contribute to global health and the broader body of knowledge. Work alongside faculty on diverse research projects that impact animal health, human health, and the environment.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR PHD BY RESEARCH DEGREE FAQS

How Do I Apply For The Ross Vet Phd By Research Program?

Before submitting your PhD application, we encourage you to review our website to see if your research interests align with Ross Vet and request more information from Graduate Admissions. The next step in the PhD application process is to submit a statement of interest with your research thesis outlined for consideration.

Applications are by invitation and will be reviewed in-line with our entry requirements and research expertise. In addition to your personal statement, you will be asked to submit official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and your curriculum vitae.

We operate under rolling admissions and there are no application deadlines. We continue to accept applications leading up to each start term.

What Is The Ross Vet Phd Application Process?

To apply for the PhD program, visit our website to determine if your research interests are a fit for Ross Vet. Applicants may approach prospective supervisors to discuss their research aspirations and interests. The next step in the PhD application process is to submit a statement of interest with your research thesis outlined for consideration.

Applications are by invitation and will be reviewed in-line with our entry requirements and research expertise.

When Is The Phd By Research Application Deadline?

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine’s Graduate Admissions Committee reviews PhD applications throughout the year, accepting students for each January, May, and September start.

Do I Need A Personal Statement To Apply To The Ross Vet Phd By Research Program?

Yes, as part of the PhD application process we ask that you include a personal statement outlining your research interests and thesis for consideration. Review all PhD by Research requirements.

What Other Materials Are Required For The Ross Vet Phd Application?

For your PhD application, you are required to submit a personal statement that outlines your research interests and thesis for consideration. You will be asked to submit official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and your curriculum vitae. Review all PhD by Research requirements.

Ross Vet student conducting research using a micropippette
MAKE AN IMPACT WITH RESEARCH

Advance your education scientific inquiry.