The Master of Laboratory Animal Science (MLAS) program in the Department of Comparative Medicine is a flexible, one year Coterminal program designed for students who want to pursue advanced careers in biomedical research, focusing on animal modeling and biomethodology, laboratory animal science, organizational management and facility design, regulatory and compliance, and animal welfare. This 3-year old degree program was approved in perpetuity by Stanford University in the Spring of 2018. Under our rolling admissions policy, we invite candidates to submit their applications to the Department anytime during the academic year.
The program’s academic courses are designed to build a solid foundation for a successful career in laboratory animal science and biomedical research. Our graduates find employment in pharmaceutical companies, academia or pursue training in Medical or Veterinary schools. The program was designed to give students the ability to customize their academic research experience.
Class of '19
Anthropology is devoted to the study of human beings and human societies as they exist across time and space.
Understanding and interfacing with complex living systems is at the heart of bioengineering with applications ranging from advancing human health to promoting environmental sustainability.
Management Science and Engineering
Be able to plan, design, and implement complex economic and technical management systems.