This academic program of study provides continuing education and applied training for licensed U.S. veterinarians working in the field of Laboratory Animal Medicine. The certificate consists of four courses totaling 160 hours of study. An online theory course and three applied courses, consisting of one-week placements at regional training centers, must be completed to obtain the certificate. The program is particularly appropriate for veterinarians who are working part-time/consulting in this field, who are working at a location distant to a recognized training program, or who are working in the field but cannot return to university for full-time graduate studies or a residency in this specialty. For more information, please contact course coordinator, Pat Shaver (, for details.

Additional information can be found at: This program has been endorsed by the American Society for Laboratory Animal Practitioners.