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DVM/MPH Elective Courses

Several elective offerings are made available on the Cummings School campus specifically for DVM/MPH students. Elective courses are also available for third and fourth year students during a four week period in March and April. Individual elective courses are offered, at most, once every two years. Usually six or seven electives are offered each spring, although course offerings in any given year may vary. With approval from the Program Director, students may take electives offered elsewhere in the MPH program, at Tufts University, or at other institutions. The following are examples of courses taught in recent years:

Grafton Campus Elective Courses

  • Introduction to Global Health
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Veterinary Public Health Journal Club
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Outbreak Investigation
  • Clinical Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Research Methods in Public Health: A Practical Approach
  • Ethics in Public Health and Medicine
  • Public Health and Human Rights
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Community-Collaborative Research: Methods and Ethics
  • Elements of Data Analysis and Data Visualization
  • Introduction to Injury Control