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ONE HEALTH PROGRAMS

Gain an in-depth understanding of the principles and issues associated with One Health.


Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine offers two interdisciplinary programs designed to equip you with an in-depth understanding of the principles and issues associated with One Health. The MSc in One Health degree program begins annually in September, while the Certificate in One Health program accepts students for each January, May, and September start.

Certificate in One Health

The Certificate in One Health is a 15-credit, course-based program offered exclusively online. Students of the certificate program have the option to later apply completed credits towards the full MSc in One Health degree program. Coursework is also AAVSB RACE®-approved for continuing education (CE) credits in veterinary medicine.

MSc in One Health

The MSc in One Health degree program can be completed in two to three years with part-time study. The program is taught though 100% online coursework with a supervised capstone project and an optional one-week residency on St. Kitts with access to our four research centers.

Choose Your Focus

Focus on an area that aligns with your interests and career goals, such as food safety, disease investigation, animal health program management, and more.

100% Online Coursework

Flexible online coursework can be completed from any location with no mandatory login times.

Make an Impact

Learn to tackle and solve for real-world problems facing human, animal, and environmental health.

Why should I study One Health?

One Health is a movement that gains strength every year, as scientists, public health officials, medical and veterinary professionals, and more realize how much all of their work is intertwined. Both our graduate certificate and degree program provide an opportunity to recognize, evaluate, and solve for complex health issues associated with One Health on local, regional, national, and global scale.

What will I learn?

You’ll gain an in-depth view into:

  • Using the One Health approach in a variety of professional settings
  • Interventions that can prevent zoonotic disease spread
  • Disease investigation and outbreak management
  • One Health advocacy in public health, policy, and law
  • The interaction of conservation medicine/ecosystem health with human and animal health
  • Food safety within a One Health context
  • Disaster preparedness methods
  • The role of culture and socioeconomic factors in the spread of zoonotic diseases

Who can benefit from a Certificate or MSc in One Health?

Professionals who want to enhance their careers with working knowledge relevant to the broad field of One Health. Both programs are well-suited for those working in public health, veterinary medicine, human medicine, environmental/conservation health, biomedical sciences and research, and education.

Can I use credits from the Certificate in One Health towards the MSc in One Health degree program?

Yes, all earned credits from the Certificate in One Health can later be applied towards the MSc in One Health degree program.

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

You need a bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in biological, biomedical, environmental or ecological sciences, or a professional veterinary or medical qualification.

English Proficiency

A high level of English proficiency is required, and applicants whose native language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of proficiency.

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"I would definitely recommend going to Ross Vet. It is going to be different, but that's why there is a real sense of community. Everyone is supportive. Everyone is looking out for you, making sure you're succeeding, because the professors and your classmates want you to succeed."

Christina Colon, Class of 2019