As a student in Ohio State's MPH-VPH program, you will be part of one of the only degree programs in the United States certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine — a testament to the rigor and strength of what you'll learn and experience.
Our interdisciplinary program — a collaboration between the colleges of Public Health and Veterinary Medicine — delivers a one health model of instruction that allow you to integrate the principles of infectious diseases, epidemiology, food safety, and environmental health.
This Ohio State education provides you with knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and control diseases at the interface of humans and animals to truly make an impact in local and global communities.
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Program of study
A one health approach
Gain career experience
The Ohio State student experience
Each student receives individualized mentoring from our unique partnership with the College of Veterinary Medicine, while also being part of a cohort that creates a learning and social community and well-rounded graduate experience.
You’ll have a complete education inside and outside the classroom with many opportunities including joining the Veterinary Public Health Club. The club hosts several opportunities for members to have one-on-one interactions with professionals from a large number of fields, helping you find the right career path.
Minimum credit hours: 45
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree; 3.0 GPA (minimum); relevant college-level coursework in biology, microbiology, physiology and/or genetics recommended
Program start: Autumn semester
Deadlines to apply
Ready to apply?
Review the requirements to apply for the Master of Public Health. With the application requirements ready, apply for admission through SOPHAS. A supplemental Ohio State application will follow.