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Laboratory Animal Medicine MS

Laboratory Animal MS Tuition & Financial Aid

As participation in the Laboratory Animal MS program is only open to those with graduate veterinarian degrees, all participants are employed as half-time graduate assistants.

Stipends are benchmarked to the NIH Ruth Kirchstein NRSA stipend schedule. For the 2016 fiscal year, the salary for the first year was $43,692.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Laboratory Animal Medicine MS program, please contact Nannette M. Kirst, Administrative Support Coordinator, at 717-531-8460 or nkirst@hmc.psu.edu.