Interested in becoming an MHS student?

We’re so excited to see that you’re considering the University of Florida Department of Environmental and Global Health for your graduate studies!

Our Degree Program

The Master of Health Science in One Health program is a 39-credit degree program that offers innovative multidisciplinary training and mentorship that prepares students to tackle real-world health issues in a variety of post-graduate roles. Students in the program may choose to focus their studies in agricultural impacts, biosecurity, entomology, and vector-borne diseases, zoonoses, animal health, food production, pathogen detection and identification, environmental controls and pollution science.

Career & Research Opportunities

As an MHS student, you will have access to a diverse and collaborative faculty, and the resources of a large research institution to help you make the most of your time here! Many of our students will intern with the CDCNIHUSDAWHO, other local departments in Alachua County, and international organizations. Whether it is in the field, or in the laboratory, you’ll be able to tailor your academic experience and seek out opportunities that align with your career goals.

How To Apply

Applying to our degree program is a two-step process. You will need to complete a SOPHAS application, as well as, a supplemental application to the UF Graduate School. We encourage you to start your application at any time as admissions are rolling! Please visit here for more detailed instructions on how to submit your application.

Life as an MHS student

Starting a new degree program is an opportunity to expand not only your academic capabilities but also your professional and personal horizons as well. Learn more about life as a graduate student at the University of Florida here.

Meet a current mhs online student

Anthony Pepe

“The courses I’ve taken thus far have been self-paced, which is essential for me to balance full-time employment with my studies…”

Anthony Pepe

meet an mhs alumni

Michael Leach

“My EGH experience made me realize that only through an interdisciplinary approach can complex global public health problems be understood…”

Michael Leach

Contact Us

The Department of Environmental and Global Health administrative staff is available M-F from 8:00am-4:00pm to answer any questions you may have about our degree programs. Please give us a call at (352) 273-9188 or send us an email at

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