Prepare to Serve the Public Good at Tulane

Apply now to begin your journey at Tulane with our Online Master of Health Administration (MHA), Online Master of Public Health (MPH), Online Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), or Online Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Leadership, Advocacy, and Equity. We review applications on a rolling basis, and we look forward to receiving yours.

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Key Dates & Deadlines

MPH, MHA, MSPH

Term
Priority Application Deadline
Final Application Deadline
Classes Start
Spring 2023
November 21, 2022
December 19, 2022
January 2023

DrPH

Term
Final Application Deadline
Fall 2023
January 1, 2023*
*Reach out to an Enrollment Advisor for DrPH upcoming cohorts and deadlines.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning

Academic achievement – typically a GPA above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

How To Apply

Online Master of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health Sciences

Prospective Online MPH students will apply through the Graduate Admission portal.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

A personal statement that clearly and directly addresses the following:

  • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
  • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
  • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.

Highlight the skills and accomplishments that you will contribute to the school.

Please provide transcripts from all of your degree-granting institutions. You may upload unofficial transcripts with your online application. If admitted to the program, you will need to supply official versions of all transcripts.

Please send your transcripts electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu (preferred) or via traditional mail to:

Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417-8330
New Orleans, LA 70112

The nonrefundable application fee for the Online MPH is $75. Applicants may be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact your enrollment advisor for more information.

Click here to complete your application.

  • International students must submit a nonrefundable $100 application fee to the Online MPH program with the application.
  • Transcript Evaluation: Students who attended institutions outside the U.S. and Canada should submit the WES ICAP Course by Course evaluation or the ECE evaluation.
  • Non-native speakers of English must demonstrate proficiency in English. Non-native speakers of English must be able to study and communicate in English. In general, scores of 89 or higher on TOEFL or an IELTS band of 6.5 are desired. Language testing is waived if the applicant has received a degree from an accredited U.S. institution. In addition to the other application requirements, non-native speakers of English will be provided an interview to demonstrate oral communication skills. This interview is not a substitute for the TOEFL or IELTS requirement.
  • For more information, please visit our Admissions for International Students page.

The GRE is waived for all graduate programs for the 2021-2022 application cycle (for all 2022 entry terms).

Online MPH in Community Health Sciences applicants do not need prior work experience.

A minimum of two letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in community health sciences graduate study.

Online Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Online MHA students may apply through the Graduate Admission portal.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

A personal statement that clearly and directly addresses the following:

  • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
  • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
  • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.

Highlight the skills and accomplishments that you will contribute to the school.

Please provide transcripts from all of your degree-granting institutions. You may upload unofficial transcripts with your online application. If admitted to the program, you will need to supply official versions of all transcripts.

Please send your transcripts electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu (preferred) or via traditional mail to:

Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417-8330
New Orleans, LA 70112

A minimum of two letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in health administration graduate study.

The GRE is waived for all graduate programs for the 2021-2022 application cycle (for all 2022 entry terms).

To learn more about our on-campus MHA program, visit the program page.

Online Master of Public Health (MPH) in Disaster Management

Online MPH in Disaster Management students may apply through the Graduate Admission portal.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

A personal statement that clearly and directly addresses the following:

  • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
  • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
  • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.

Reflecting at least 3 years of professional experience in a field related to disaster management, occupational health, industrial hygiene, environmental health, or similar. Highlight the skills and accomplishments that you will contribute to the school.

Please provide transcripts from all of your degree-granting institutions. You may upload unofficial transcripts with your online application. If admitted to the program, you will need to supply official versions of all transcripts.

Please send your transcripts electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu (preferred) or via traditional mail to:

Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417-8330
New Orleans, LA 70112

A minimum of two letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in disaster management graduate study.

The GRE is waived for all graduate programs for the 2021-2022 application cycle (for all 2022 entry terms).

Online Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) in Industrial Hygiene

Online MSPH in Industrial Hygiene students may apply through the Graduate Admission portal.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

A personal statement that clearly and directly addresses the following:

  • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
  • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
  • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.

Reflecting at least 3 years of professional experience in industrial hygiene or a closely related field. Highlight the skills and accomplishments that you will contribute to the school.

Please provide transcripts from all of your degree-granting institutions. You may upload unofficial transcripts with your online application. If admitted to the program, you will need to supply official versions of all transcripts.

Please send your transcripts electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu (preferred) or via traditional mail to:

Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417-8330
New Orleans, LA 70112

A minimum of two letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in industrial hygiene graduate study.

The GRE is waived for all graduate programs for the 2021-2022 application cycle (for all 2022 entry terms).

Online Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Leadership, Advocacy, and Equity

Online DrPH in Leadership, Advocacy, and Equity students will apply through the admissions portal.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

The online application form includes a series of short essay prompts (150-500 words) related to leadership, advocacy, and equity, and your career aspirations related to this degree.

Three letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in graduate study. The letters should be from professional associates (e.g., former employers, mentors, faculty, advisors, etc.), not from family or friends. The letters of recommendation demonstrate to the admission committee that the writer believes you are a qualified candidate for doctoral studies.

We are asking you to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and not a resume. A resume is a one-page summary of your work experience and background relevant to the position to which you are applying. Here you are applying for admission to a doctoral program. A CV is a longer academic diary that includes all of your experiences. On a CV you may include – certifications, publications, civic work, volunteerism, professional presentations, training, etc. Additionally, please be sure that your CV highlights at least three years of relevant experience (paid/unpaid).

If you do not have a CV, your enrollment advisor can provide you with a template to use.

Please provide transcripts from all of your degree-granting institutions. You may upload unofficial transcripts with your online application. If admitted to the program, you will need to supply official versions of all transcripts.

Please send your transcripts electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu (preferred) or via traditional mail to:

Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417-8330
New Orleans, LA 70112

The nonrefundable application fee for the Online DrPH is $75. Applicants may be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact your enrollment advisor for more information.

Click here to complete your application.

  • For applicants from non-English-speaking nations, a minimum Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 89 for the internet-based test (IBT), 230 for the computer-based test (CBT), or 570 for the paper-based test (PBT) is required. Applicants may also submit scores from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants should have a score of 7 or above for doctoral applications.
  • For more information, please visit our Admissions for International Students page.

Please Note:

  • The GRE is not required for admission to the DrPH in Leadership, Equity, and Advocacy Online program.
  • Online DrPH in Leadership, Equity, and Advocacy applicants do not need a prior master’s degree.
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