We want our students to be successful in their careers. Admission is based on the applicant’s entire record and potential to succeed in public health. Decisions are tailored to the area of study and made by faculty in each of the degree programs.
Admission requirements for study in a professional (MPH, MSPH, MPH&TM, or MHA) or academic (MS) master’s degree program include:
Other information used in admission decisions includes:
Admission for study in a professional (DrPH) or academic (PhD) doctoral program considers the match between the applicant’s desired career goals and the doctoral program focus, as well as the program’s ability to take on additional doctoral students in a given year.
Applicants to doctoral programs are expected to have a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in a closely aligned field of study as the doctoral program. Admission decisions are made by the departmental doctoral faculty. Criteria include:
In addition, admission decisions consider:
Tulane was one of the first schools to offer an undergraduate public health program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH). You can learn how to apply to Tulane University's undergraduate program by visiting undergraduate admissions.