Professional Program
of Veterinary Medicine



The Professional Program of Veterinary Medicine (PPVM), Faculty of  Veterinary Medicine (FVM), Universitas Syiah Kuala (USK) is an advanced program of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Program. FVM undergraduate students can earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (DVM) after completing their education at the PPVM USK. The 2016-2020 PPVM USK curriculum consists of 38 credits for three semesters. The revision PPVM USK curriculum for 2021-2025 is adjusted to the Indonesian National Qualifications Framework (Kerangka Kualifikasi Nasional Indonesia) and the Independent Learning Campus. In addition, this curriculum also refers to Outcome Based Education (OBE) and preparation for competency exams in the form of Computer-Based Testing (CBT) and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The curriculum of the PPVM 2021-2025 Study Program consists of 40 credits for three semesters.


The new student admissions for the PPVM USK are held twice a year. Every new student is required to take the first semester courses and continue to the second and third semesters. The distribution of courses in the 2021-2025 curriculum is as follows; The first semester is a basic diagnostic laboratory activity consisting of Veterinary Public Health (3 credits), Parasitology Diagnostics (3 credits), Microbiological Diagnostics (3 credits), Pathological Diagnostics (3 credits) and Veterinary Reproduction (4 credits) with a total of 16 credits. The second semester is an advanced laboratory activity and practical work consisting of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology (4 credits), Veterinary Internal Medicine (4 credits), Poultry Veterinary (2 credits), Ruminant/Non-Ruminant Medicine (2 credits), and Veterinary Laboratory (2 credits) with a total of 14 credits. The third semester is the Independent Veterinary Internship (2 credits), Veterinary Quarantine and Abattoir (2 credits), Veterinary Teaching Hospital (4 credits), and PPVM Final Exam (2 credits), with a total of 10 credits

“Professional Program of Veterinary Medicine (PPVM) vision to become an independent and excellent Veterinary Professional Education Program to produce professional veterinarians with a technopreneurship perspective in the field of veterinary medicine and international competitiveness by 2030.”

  1. Organizing  Professional Program of Veterinary Medicine education with the support of quality and complete facilities to produce human resources with veterinary medical expertise by national and international competitiveness;
  2. Organizing veterinary medical professional learning that develops itself according to science and technology effectively through life skills and up-to-date science;
  3. Perform research to support skill improvement and develop veterinary medical technology to solve various challenges in animal and reproduction health, zoonotic diseases, wildlife diseases and conservation medicine,  animal products, and veterinary medicine;
  4. Perform community service to apply veterinary medical knowledge and expertise and support local and national development;
  5. Build and develop collaboration with various domestic and foreign institutions to improve the competence of graduates that can compete at national and international levels.


Program Learning Outcome




A veterinarian is expected to be able to provide veterinary services and to interact professionally with individuals and communities. The veterinarian must demonstrate the sustainable high quality of animal     services, built good collaboration with all parties  involved in community, including other veterinarian colleagues. A veterinarian is expected to have the ability of the professional veterinarian in a variety of animal health services both public and private.



A veterinarian is expected to be able to become lecturer in various fields veterinary (e.g. in a team), to have a leadership qualities including the ability to empathize, to communicate, to make decisions, to manage effectively, and to be a lecturer in times of limited for the animal as well as public welfare.



A veterinarian is expected to have the competencies and commitment to do research and to take strategic decisions with full responsibility, in all aspects relevant to veterinary medicine problems.


Consultant Animal Health and Livestock.

A veterinarian is expected to be able to manage all veterinary medicine resources (human, physical, and financial resources) and information; to work with the team as a supervisor and as a manager/leader in the veterinary services team. A veterinarian is obliged to have a high responsibility in disseminating information about veterinary medicine services and related products.


Policy Makers in the Field of Veterinary Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

A  veterinarian  is  expected  to  have  willingness,  spirit, concepts, principles and commitments as a veterinarian, to constantly learn and up-grade  his/her knowledge through his/her professional career

PPVM target performance achievement on Pre Semester 2022/2023 (Presentation download here) (Monitoring and Evaluation download here)


PPVM Student Admissions
Academic Year 2024/2025

PPVM Students Admission Requirement:

  1. Submit a photocopy or certified copy of your Certificate of Graduation (SKL) or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine.
  2. Submit a photocopy of the membership card/participation in health insurance (BPJS or the like).
  3. Submit a certificate of physical and mental health from the Government Hospital.
  4. Submit a certificate of endemic disease vaccine certificate.
  5. Complete the Student Registration Form and Statement Letter for the PPVM Program (Click here for the registration link)
  6. Submit a copy/photocopy of a valid payment receipt for the PPVM Program Operational Costs stated.
  7. Submit two (2) recent color images sized 2×3 centimeters and 4×6 centimeters.
  8. PPVM  students who have registered and fulfilled administrative conditions will receive student numbers as PPVM FVM USK students.