Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine

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About this program

A program that focuses on the scientific study of animal models of human disease and related experimental procedures, and prepares veterinarians and animal health specialists to manage the laboratory use and care of experimental animals. Includes instruction in laboratory animal husbandry, laboratory animal disease, biohazard control, gnotobiology, breeding, comparative anatomy and physiology, comparative gene mapping, protein function, physical and mathematical modeling, computer modeling, stem cell technology, colony and genetic stock management, cryopreservation, applicable regulations, and bioethics.

Career Opportunities

Veterinarians

Dr. Sarah Wooten, DVM, CVJ from Westridge Animal Hospital
Sofia Morazzo, DVM from
Dr. Caren Carney from Holiday Vet
Dr. Travis McDermott from Durango Animal Hospital
12 reviews
diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.
$108350
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Health Specialties Professors

teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
$124890
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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