Texas Tech University

Our Mission

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The Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine strives to meet the current and future needs of Texas and its citizens through a commitment to excellence in:

  • Providing high-quality, affordable veterinary medical education that emphasizes One Health principles and general veterinary practice in rural and regional communities across the major domestic species;
  • Delivering veterinary medical education using an integrated core-elective curriculum both on our campus and through our community-based partners;
  • Engaged scholarship that enriches students' educational experience, instills life-long learning skills, and discovers and translates new knowledge that benefits animals, humans, and our ecosystem health, the profession, and society more broadly;
  • Providing opportunities for advanced graduate education and research, and clinical training in internships and residencies;
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  • Empowering faculty, staff and students to engage in service that enhances our community-based partners, their clients, patients, and communities, the wider veterinary profession, and the citizens of Texas and beyond; and
  • Delivering innovative life-long education programs for our graduates, practice partners, the wider veterinary community, and our stakeholders.
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