The Master of Public Health in One Health degree option trains students to investigate the health linkages between humans, animals, and their shared environments. Students develop expertise in a wide variety of relevant topics, including zoonotic diseases, comparative clinical medicine, animals as sentinels, animal worker health, food safety, and the human-animal bond. They also develop innovative strategies for promoting healthy coexistence between humans and animals in sustainable local and global ecosystems. The curriculum includes courses in the supporting sciences of biostatistics and epidemiology, as well as foundational courses in exposure science, toxicology, and risk assessment. The One Health curriculum also includes a One Health survey course, a seminar in the occupational health of animal workers, an original research thesis and a practicum experience.
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Career paths of recent graduates
Graduates from the MPH in One Health degree program are well positioned to pursue careers in environmental health practice, research, or consulting, or continue on to doctoral work in the field. Recent graduates from this degree option are currently working as: