The University of Florida Master of Health Science (MHS) in One Health is the first program of its kind in the United States. This innovative degree prepares students to find solutions to current and emerging health issues through transdisciplinary coursework, professional training, and mentorship. It is focused on cultivating a unique systems-thinking approach that incorporates public, environmental, and veterinary disciplines so that students stand out when they begin their professional careers.
This program is offered by the Department of Environmental & Global Health in the College of Public Health and Health Professions.
The MHS in One Health is a 39-credit degree program that combines courses from various disciplines, offering students a variety of knowledge and training. Students develop their programs based on their academic and career goals, choosing to focus on agricultural impacts, biosecurity, entomology, vectorborne diseases, zoonoses, animal health, food production, pathogen detection and identification, environmental controls and pollution science, and more.
The curriculum includes 12 credits of core public health courses, 15 credits of one health courses, 9 credits of electives, and 3 credits for our students’ capstone experience. Visit here to view more information about the MHS curriculum.
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