New Online Veterinary MPH Program Allows for Remote Students

Posted in Public Health

Many students who are pursuing their Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree are also interested in larger issues of epidemiology and policy and therefore also want to obtain a Master of Public Health degree. Many institutions offer general MPH degree programs both in-person and online, but few offer a MPH with a veterinary emphasis. And even fewer (less than five) accredited institutions offer the MPH with a veterinary emphasis online. As of this semester, Mizzou became one of these institutions. This means that students across the country who are pursuing their DVM can also enroll in Mizzou's online MPH with a veterinary emphasis simultaneously to supplement their DVM with veterinary public health knowledge. Kaylie Shaver is one of the first students to be enrolled in this program, and she chose Mizzou precisely for the online veterinary public health emphasis. Currently enrolled in her third year of her DVM program at Washington...

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