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Take the first step toward becoming a public health leader. Apply now to earn your Master of Public Health (MPH) online from Tulane University — no GRE or prior work experience required. We review applications on a rolling basis, and we look forward to receiving yours.

Admissions 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

Application Requirements:

Online MPH in Community Health Science students will apply through a Fastlane Application. This allows for quicker acceptance decisions and does not require letters of recommendation.

To start an application, simply create an account, select School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine as the application type and choose Online MPH when prompted.

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

Personal Statement

  • One- to two-page written statement detailing you interest in the Community Health Sciences Online MPH program and how it relates to your future professional goals.

Resume or CV

Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts must be sent and received by a university representative.
  • Applicants may submit their transcripts either electronically or through traditional mail:
    • Electronic transcripts can be sent to
    • Hard-copy transcripts can be mailed to:
      Department of Admissions
      Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
      1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
      New Orleans, LA 70112

Application Fee

The application fee for the Online MPH is $75, and it is non-refundable. Applicants may be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact your Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Click here to complete your application.

Admissions Information for International Students

  • International students must submit a non-refundable $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.

Please Note:

  • The GRE is not required for admission to the SPHTM Online MPH program.
  • Online MPH applicants do not need prior work experience.

To learn more about our On-Campus MPH in Community Health Sciences Click Here.

Tulane Online MPH Program Tuition & Fees

2020-2021 Academic Year

Item Amount
Tuition (per credit hour) $1422
Academic Support Fee (per credit hour) $100
Academic Residency Fee (per academic residency) $500
Integrated Learning Experience (ILE) Fee (one-time) $200
Applied Practicum Experience (APE) Fee (one-time) $200
Technology Fee (per course) $100
Application Fee $75

Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2020 Term

Priority Application Deadline:
July 6, 2020
Final Application Deadline:
July 27, 2020
Classes Start:
August 19, 2020

Spring 2021 Term

Priority Application Deadline:
November 20, 2020
Final Application Deadline:
December 14, 2020
Classes Start:
January 19, 2021

Upcoming Webinars

July 16th, 2020
7:00pm CT
Online Master of Public Health Program Overview
Join our webinar with the Online Master of Public Health enrollment team to learn how to create a strong application for graduate school as well as ask any questions you may have about the online MPH program and admissions process.

Want to learn more about the program and application process?

Complete the form below to download a brochure and get in touch with our team.