MS in Animals and Public Policy

MAPP students enter the program with different interests, skills, philosophies, and aspirations, but all share a passion for understanding human-animal relationships and promoting the status of animals in society.

Students in Action

Hear from students enrolled in the Masters in Animals and Public Policy Program at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as they share their experiences.

MAPP graduates successfully pursue careers in policy-making, law-enforcement, advocacy, public education, research, animal shelter management, and applied animal behavior. They also have outstanding success obtaining advanced training in PhD programs, law, and veterinary medicine.

The MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) is a program of the Center for Animals and Public Policy and is an intensive, 12-to-16-month graduate degree program that focuses on human-animal relationships and their implications for policy and community action.