Career Prospects

After completing the Master’s programme One Health, you will have a strong research background and a broad basic knowledge in the field of One Health, including zoonotic diseases, epidemiology, risk analysis and risk prevention. You will be prepared for a career in academia (PhD) or in a more applied setting, including communication, education and consultancy.

Possible prospects

Depending on your background, personal skills, interests and future career plans, you can design your own path within One Health research. The Programme Coordinator can help you how to prepare best for your specific career path. Careers prospects are broad and can vary from scientific research, science journalism and education to jobs in the private, public, or non-profit sector.

Depending on the career perspectives that appeal to you most, you can decide to replace your minor research project with one of our professional profiles:

  • Applied Data Science profile
  • Bioinformatics profile
  • Communication profile
  • Education profile
  • Complex systems profile
  • Management profile
  • Research profile

Academic careers

We expect that most of the graduates of the Master’s programme One Health will enroll in a PhD programme in the field of One Health or other life sciences within Utrecht University or other Universities in the Netherlands or abroad.

Professional careers

Outside academia job opportunities are available at institutes such as The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Public Health Service, The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, Feed companies, EU, WHO and FAO.