March 2, 2012

In the Spotlight: Tufts University Conservation Medicine Degree Program

Tufts University Center for Conservation Medicine Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

New Master of Science in Conservation Medicine Degree Program

The continued emergence of new diseases from wild animals, the effects of human activities on endangered species, and the impact of climate change on biodiversity are just a few of the topics to be examined in a new and novel Master of Science in Conservation Medicine degree program at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The MS in Conservation Medicine is designed to prepare students from varied backgrounds for a career in conservation medicine.

Tufts University’s program in Conservation Medicine is an intensive 12-month professional master’s degree, which will build upon the expertise each student brings to the program. It is designed to provide graduates with foundational knowledge in the various contributing fields of
conservation medicine, and develop their team building, organizational and leadership skills necessary for successful implementation of real world conservation efforts.

Since many disciplines are involved in conservation medicine, the MS in Conservation Medicine seeks a diversity of backgrounds, including; veterinarians, epidemiologists, natural and social scientists, engineers, public health and medical professionals, lawyers, policy and wildlife professionals, and others interested in applying their expertise to conservation medicine issues.

Application Deadline
April 1st, 2012. Classes start Fall 2012.

For More Information or to Apply
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Learn more about Tufts Center for Conservation Medicine

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
North Grafton, MA, USA 01536

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