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Master of Laboratory Animal Science Online Program

Online Program Available - Learn More The Online Master of Laboratory Animal Science program is a part-time, three-year program designed for individuals currently working within the field of laboratory animal science who are seeking career advancement, but are unable to relocate to attend the traditional MLAS program in Philadelphia.

The Online Master of Laboratory Animal Science program is the right choice if:

  • You have a minimum of two years experience working in the field of laboratory animal science
  • You would like to pursue an advanced degree in animal science, but require the flexibility of an online program


The online courses are essentially the same as those offered in our traditional program, but allow maximum flexibility for the student.  The curriculum combines training in basic science with laboratory animal science. The basic science courses are designed to build a solid foundation required for a successful career in laboratory animal science. The laboratory animal science courses focus on all aspects of laboratory animal science and animal facility management.

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"Drexel's online MLAS program gave me everything I needed to enhance my knowledge and expertise in my current job. Through lively online class discussions with others in my field, helpful and experienced professors, and a part-time program that allowed me to complete my coursework when it worked best for my schedule; I was able to gain valuable insights and advance in my career. I highly recommend this program to anyone passionate about lab animal science and who wants to grow in their profession."

James Brennan, MLAS, LATG (Online MLAS Class of 2016)

Application and Admissions

For information about application and admission to the Master of Laboratory Animal Science online program, please visit the program page at Drexel University Online.

Opportunities After the Online MLAS Program

Graduates of the Online MLAS program are working in all realms of the animal science world across the U.S.! They are employed as regulatory compliance associates, facility supervisors, sales representatives, training coordinators, operations managers, biosafety training consultants and veterinary technicians. If you have interacted with a company or academic institution within the laboratory animal science field, you've probably met an MLAS graduate!

Tuition & Fees

Tuition information for the Online Master of Laboratory Animal Science program is available on the Drexel University Online website.

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