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Admission to the DVM/MS in Laboratory Animal Medicine

The DVM/MS-LAM program offers motivated veterinary students valuable training in laboratory animal medicine and animal resource management concurrently with their DVM training. The objective of this program is to provide students the opportunity to join the biomedical research community as skilled veterinarians, filling essential positions in research facilities immediately upon graduation.

Students seeking admission to this program should have successfully completed the first semester of the DVM program at the Cummings School, be full-time students in good academic standing, and successfully completed the laboratory animal medicine selective in the spring semester of first year.  The application deadline is May 15 of the student’s first year of the DVM program.  A maximum of six students are admitted to the DVM/MS-LAM program each year.

The tuition for the LAM program is in addition to the DVM tuition and is payable according to Tufts University guidelines. Find out more about tuition at Cummings School.

For further information or questions, please contact the DVM/MS-LAM program.