DVM/MA with The Fletcher School

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This dual-degree program provides an opportunity for a limited number of qualified students seeking the doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) degree to earn the one-year master of arts (MA) degree at the The Fletcher School, the finest school of its kind in the world.

The program is designed to prepare veterinary students who intend to seek international policy-making positions in the provision of a wide range of veterinary services. These areas may include livestock development, wildlife management, fisheries biology, herd health management, pharmaceutical development, and environmental issues. Coursework at Fletcher encompasses economics, international food and agriculture policy, the debt crisis of the developing world, international law, diplomacy, politics, and environmental issues.

Interested applicants should apply separately to each school and must meet the respective admission criteria of each.

Emerson Tuttle and Philip Allen

A Truly Unique Path Through Fletcher: Dual MA-DVM Degree

Learn more about the dual degree from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and The Fletcher School (MA) by reading Emerson Tuttle's experience in the program.

Read About Emerson Tuttle's Experience


For additional information or questions about the DVM program, please contact the Office of Admissions:

Office of Admissions
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

Phone: (508) 839-7920
Fax: (508) 887-4820

Office of Admissions
The Fletcher School at Tufts University
160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-7082 USA

Phone: (617) 627-3040