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Joint Degree Programs

Students enrolled in other Tulane professional programs may pursue a joint degree with the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine:

School of Medicine

  • MD/MPH 
  • MD/MPH&TM
  • MD/MSPH 
  • MD/PhD
    • Please visit the MD/MPH section of the website linked above to learn about applying to both SPHTM and the School of Medicine.

School of Social Work

School of Business

  • MBA/MHA  in Global Health Management and Policy
    • Current or prospective MBA students interested in the joint degree must apply to the MHA program through SOPHAS and then contact Sue Barrosse, director of admissions at the SPHTM, to inform her of their application.

School of Law

  • JD/MHA in Global Health Management and Policy
    • Current or prospective JD students interested in the joint degree must apply to the MHA program through SOPHAS and then contact Sue Barrosse, director of admissions at the SPHTM, to inform her of their application.

Preventive Medicine Residency

The SPHTM is a partner in the preventive medicine residency offered by the Tulane School of Medicine.  The preventive medicine residency is designed to train residents for careers in academic, administrative, and /or clinical preventive medicine/public health. The two-year program is designed to fulfill requirements leading to certification by the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Preventive medicine residents enroll in the MPH at SPHTM to fulfill their academic requirements.

Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT)

The Resident Initiative in Global Health at Tulane (RIGHT) program will provide skills and training to residents interested in a career path in global health. By offering opportunities for residents to expand their medical knowledge and experience internationally, the program aims to add to the community of ethically-guided advocates for evidence-based holistic approaches to equitable care, locally and abroad. The program includes five core components: education, mentorship, international rotation, scholarly project, and local clinical experience.