The University of Franca offers a Master degree in Small Animal Medicine, which reflects the wish to become a reference foundation in higher education of the state of Sao Paulo.
The program was organized to allow the training of professors on Small Animal Medicine. Moreover, to constitute a research group that facilitates the consolidation and strengthening of the area, research groups through the cooperation of qualified professors develop educational activities , extension, and especially research, at levels in accordance with the requirements of funding agencies and supervision (CAPES, CNPq).
The course has been recognized and recommended by the MEC and CAPES (Foundation for the Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel), on 19 January 2007, publication in the Official Gazette, No. 14, Section 1, page 22/24.