Master of Public Health / Veterinary Public Health
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The online Master of Public Health with an emphasis in Veterinary Public Health provides training in zoonotic disease prevention, food safety, and other emerging issues in animal and human health.  Course work covers biostatistics, emerging zoonoses and diseases, epidemiology, food safety, public health research methods, and principles of public health.  Graduates find careers as epidemiologists, environmental health specialists, biostatisticians, research coordinators, and infection control officers, among other careers.


  • Completed baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
  • GRE test scores (waived for eligible applicants)
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL scores) if applicable

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission