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The Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program will be holding its virtual Open House for prospective students on Monday, January 11, 2021.

Meet MAPP faculty, current MAPP students, and MAPP alumni. Hear from program faculty, alumni and staff on topics such as CAPP and MAPP’s History, Values Structure, and Curriculum, Research and Externship Opportunities, attend a current Animals & Society class with current students, see a campus tour, and attend a discussion panel with MAPP alumni.

To reserve your seat at this Open House or any of the other Master Programs’ Open Houses, click this link and “RSVP here”

Monday, January 11, 2021 Schedule

12:00 – 12:30 pm: MAPP Program Overview
12:30 – 1:00 pm: MAPP Faculty Introductions
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Animals & Society class with current MAPP Students
2:00 – 2:45 pm: MAPP Alumni Panel
2:45 Closing comments

The other virtual Graduate Program Open Houses taking place are:
MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health on Thursday, January 7, 2021
MS in Conservation Medicine on Friday, January 8, 2021
with Live Virtual Sessions That Apply to All Three Grad Programs w/Q&A
Saturday, January 9, 2021

While students enter the MAPP 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.

MAPP graduates successfully pursue careers in policy-making, law-enforcement, advocacy, public education, research, animal shelter management, and applied animal behavior. MAPP graduates also have outstanding success obtaining advanced training in PhD programs, law, and veterinary medicine.

If you can’t attend the Open House, contact us to arrange a visit another time at

Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy advances research, policy analysis, education and service pertaining to the important roles animals play in society, and explores the ethical implications of the human-animal relationship.