Kansas State University Department of Clinical Sciences is accepting applications from qualified individuals for a combined three-year clinical residency with a Master of Science (Veterinary Biomedical Science in Clinical Science) degree beginning July 16, 2018, with the goal of preparing the resident for successful completion of the American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ certification examination and pursuit of an academic or private practice career. The program is supported by two ACVO diplomates, and emphasis is placed on mentorship and the development of aptitude in clinical service and research endeavors. Please refer to for a more detailed description of the program.

Program: 3-year combined Ophthalmology Residency and Graduate Studies Program (MS Degree)

Dates: July 16, 2018 - July 15, 2021

Salary: $34,157

Deadlines: Applications are due 8pm EST November 3, 2017

Residency Positions Offered 12pm EST January 16, 2018

*Deadlines and offering dates will be in accordance with the ORCA Residency guidelines.

Submission Requirements: all materials should be submitted electronically to

1. Curriculum Vita (including class rank in veterinary school).

2. Official transcripts and grade point average from all post-secondary institutions (veterinary schools) attended.

3. Official transcripts and grade point average from all undergraduate institutions attended.

4. Three Letters of Reference - Letters should be submitted electronically to by the individuals writing the letters, not forwarded by the applicant.

5. Letter of Intent - A personal statement describing background, reasons for applying to the residency and career goals must be submitted to

Graduate School: Applicants must meet admission requirements for Kansas State University Graduate School, including a required 3.0 GPA from all undergraduate institutions attended (not including veterinary school), Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores and percentiles, and where applicable a written TOEFL score of 550 (79 if internet based). See for more information. Tuition rate information is available at Residents are eligible for in-state tuition rates (Resident Graduate column on the fee chart).

The successful applicant must apply for a Kansas Veterinary Institutional License, paid for by Kansas State. The jurisprudence examination is a requirement for a Kansas Veterinary License.

Kansas State University employs only citizens of the US, Canada and Mexico, nationals of the US, and aliens authorized to work in the US at the time of application. At this time, we regret that we cannot accept applicants outside these countries.

Successful applicants must be physically present for orientation on the first day of the program.

Program Description may be found at:

Please submit all application materials electronically to:


Katherine Carlgren
Veterinary Health Center
Kansas State University
A-106 Mosier Hall
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506-5700
785-532-4301 Phone
785-532-4309 Fax


Following review of applications, selected applicants will be invited for in-person interviews.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.