Love animals? Interested in exploringcareers that deal with the care and use of laboratory animals? Looking for a different undergraduate major? Striving for that competitive edge? Seeking an undergraduate degree that will be fun to pursue and will set you apart?
Laboratory Animal Management prepares students for careers in the operation and management of laboratory animal facilities connected with the biotechnology industry. Course work in nutrition, reproduction and environmental management is combined with practical learning to provide future managers with tools they will need. As a graduate, you may pursue careers with state or federal agencies; with private industry in the management and operation of laboratory animal production; and with instructional or investigational facilities.
College and departmental scholarships for incoming freshmen.
- Required advising and mentoring by a faculty member who is an expert in your field of interest.
- Modern laboratories, teaching facilities and technology, animal rooms, and a campus teaching farm, available to help you prepare for your chosen career.
- Opportunities for leadership roles and for social and professional interaction through student organizations.
- Internships through the campus, the College of Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Smithsonian Institute, and many more.
- Coordinator of Student Services, Libby Dufour, available to answer questions at 301-405-1373.