The College of Veterinary Medicine at National Chiayi University (NCYU) was first founded as the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine of the previous Chiayi Agriculture and Forestry Public School in 1952. In order to support the economic policy of Taiwan government, the department was upgraded to the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine of Taiwan Provincial Chiayi Junior College of Agriculture in 1965, and it was followed by dividing into two subdivisions in 1967. The individual Veterinary Medicine division was then established in 1975. To meet the economic and social needs in 1999, it was changed into Department of Veterinary Medicine of four-year college and upgraded to Department of Veterinary Medicine under the College of Agriculture of NCYU. The Yun-Chia-Nan Animal Disease Diagnostic Center founded in 2010 and Veterinary Teaching Hospital founded in 2012 were also the second-graded institutions under College of Veterinary Medicine.
The establishment of the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016 was based on the national education upgrading plan. This plan improved the quality of veterinary professional education and the academic research. The College of Veterinary Medicine at NCYU offers bachelor’s degree program, master degree program in veterinary medicine, master degree program in clinical veterinary medicine and in-service master degree program in veterinary medicine. The College of Veterinary Medicine also comprises Animal Disease Diagnostic Center and Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Students in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NCYU will learn the knowledge and skills of diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of animal disease. Our mission is to educate veterinary and graduate students to promote the health and well-being of people and animals.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at NCYU not only provides professional veterinary education for students, researches and veterinarians, but also dedicates in helping the domestic and economic animals in Yun-Chia-Nan area by offering service of animal disease control, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, especially in zoonotic and public disease. We also put a lot of efforts on studies of drug residue tests, infectious disease, epidemiology, and pathology.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at NCYU has helped numerous students to establish successful careers in veterinary field. Along with Animal Disease Diagnostic Center and Veterinary Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine offer students a high quality learning environment in both basic studies and clinical practice. We believe in the cooperation of all the faculty and students, our dedication and contribution on the animals and humans health will be recognized internationally.
Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine:Professor Chou, Shih-Jen
College of Veterinary Medicine of NCYU provide DVM programs, Master’s program in veterinary medicine, Master’s program in clinical veterinary medicine, in-service Master’s degree program. Yun-Chia-Nan Animal Disease Diagnostic Center and Veterinary Teaching Hospital are the two institutions belong to College of Veterinary Medicine for students to learn and practice veterinary medicine. We have 15 full-time faculty including 5 professors, 8 associate professors, 2 assistant professors, and 3 lecturers.
College of Veterinary Medicine Office
The faculty consists of all the staff of Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Yun-Chia-Nan Animal Disease Diagnostic Center.
Mission of College of Veterinary Medicine Office
The mission of College of Veterinary Medicine at NCYU is to provide professional training for veterinary and graduate students. We also dedicate ourselves in research of veterinary medicine to promote the health and well-being of people and animals.
Ability of Students in College of Veterinary Medicine
Possess professional knowledge in veterinary medicine
Ability of doing innovation studies in veterinary medicine
Ability to study Chinese and English published academic journal articles
Ability of self-learning in professional knowledge in veterinary medicine