DVM Students in Action

Veterinarians are uniquely qualified to address several important current and future issues that face our nation and the world. Their expertise is the consequence of an educational background that is strongly based on the principles of comparative biology and medicine as applied to a variety of animal and human health-related problems.

MAPP Students in Action

The MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) is an intensive, 12-to-16-month graduate degree program that focuses on human-animal relationships and their implications for policy and community action. While students enter the program with different interests, skills, philosophies, and aspirations, all share a passion for understanding human-animal relationships and promoting the status of animals in society.

MCM Students in Action

Conservation medicine uses a One Health approach to address urgent issues facing our planet, including emerging and resurging diseases, habitat use conflicts, environmental contamination, ecosystem and climate change, biodiversity loss, and ecosystem function degradation.

MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health

A new twelve-month Master’s Program in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS-IDGH) at Cummings School has been created to address a critical need. Emergence of new or increasingly virulent infectious agents, antimicrobial resistance, and the risk of deliberate dissemination of bio threat agents are serious evolving threats to human health.