Tufts University

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Animals and Public Policy


Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

200 Westboro Road

North Grafton, MA 02155

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Animals and Public Policy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

One-year program focusing on topics (companion animals, wildlife, research animals, food animals), methods (quantitative and qualitative), and theories. The mission of the Center, founded in 1983, is to support and encourage scholarly evaluation and understanding of the complex societal issues and public policy dimensions of the changing role of animals in society. Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenet that animals matter in and of themselves, that human and animal well-being are linked, and that both are improved through enhanced understanding of their interactions.


Tufts University is fully accredited.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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