DVM/MSLAM Application

Students apply to the DVM/MSLAM program by May 15 of their first year of veterinary school. Applications for admission are available online.

Application Requirements

The application requirements for applicants to the DVM/MSLAM program include the following:

  • Students must have successfully completed the first semester of the DVM program at the Cummings School and be full-time students in good academic standing.
  • Students must have successfully completed the spring selective—Introduction to Laboratory Animal Medicine.
  • Students must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residency.


Up to six students are admitted each year to the DVM/MSLAM program. Selection is based upon the following criteria:

  • Application and Essays
  • Letter of Evaluation
  • Academic Performance at the Cummings School
  • DVM Application Materials

Applicants are notified of admission to the program by June 15 in order to begin one of their summer Applied Learning Experiences.