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Academy of Lactation Program

Lactation Clinical Internship

ASU expert faculty with over 30+ years in the lactation and education field have developed an integrated 530 hours of clinical internship with one of the lowest prices in the industry from accredited universities.  This internship gives an in-depth perspective of the lactation consultant profession. The Academy of Lactation Education Programs has a team of clinical experts ready to support you along the journey. The program is part of the Edson School of Nursing and Health Care Innovation. Be sure to check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for specific information.


Program Sessions



Application deadline: November 1st

Start date: January 15th


Application deadline: March 1st

Start date: May 15th


Application deadline: June 1st

Start date: August 15th


Current clinical placement is in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area. 

Outside of Phoenix area clinical placement, please contact Gini Baker, RN, MPH, IBCLC at

Program Details

  • 18-months to complete. Self-Paced with arranged schedule at clinical sites 

  • Open enrollment dates coordinated with clinical placement availability 

  • Application Fee: $75

  • IBLCE Pathway 3 Fee: ~$100

  • Tuition: $2500. Payment plan available 

  • Clinical Placement and On-Boarding Fees: ~$300

  • Use same course materials from 95-hour lactation education program

Next Steps


Journey of a Lactation Consultant

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Questions about the lactation internship program? Please contact