Curious about a graduate degree that will help you improve the lives of animals and people? Dr. Emily McCobb, Assistant Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy and MAPP alum discusses the Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program as well as her areas of expertise. Dr. McCobb is Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and also directs the school’s Shelter Medicine Program.
About MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) MAPP is an intensive, 12-to-16-month graduate degree program that focuses on human-animal relationships and their implications for policy and community action. While students enter the program with different interests, skills, philosophies, and aspirations, all share a passion for understanding human-animal relationships and promoting the status of animals in society. Website: https://grad.vet.tufts.edu/ms-animals-and-public-policy/
About Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy The mission of the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy is to conduct and encourage the study of complex issues surrounding the changing role and impact of animals in society. The Center supports the development and dissemination of research driven policies, programs and practices that benefit both people and animals. Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenets that animal well-being matters, that animal and human well-being are linked, and that both are enhanced through improved understanding of human-animal relationships.