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MS in Animals and Public Policy

Open House - January 13, 2020

Join us to learn more about the Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Program, a program of the Center for Animals and Public Policy. An intensive, 12-to-16-month graduate degree program, MAPP focuses on human-animal relationships and their implications for policy and community action.

Open House Schedule for January 13, 2020

  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM


  • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

    Welcome - Alastair Cribb, Dean, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

  • 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

    CAPP and MAPP: History, Values Structure, and Curriculum - Dr. Allen Rutberg, Director, MS Animals and Public Policy

  • 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Application and Admission
    • Financial Aid
    • Housing 
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Research and Externship Opportunities - MAPP Faculty and Advisory Council members

  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch with MAPP Faculty and Current Students

  • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

    Animals and Society: Attend the Class with Current Students - Dr. David Lee-Parritz, Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Population Health

  • 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

    Campus Tour

  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    MAPP Alumni Discussion Panel

  • 4:00 PM

    Closing Remarks

Schedule Subject to Change

Application Deadlines for Enrollment in Fall 2020 are February 3 and April 1, 2020

Reserve Your Seat Today!

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Don't forget to check out our other master's programs also having their Open Houses on the same weekend!