The academic program at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is designed to provide a comprehensive, practice-based, global health-focused education at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The school offers degrees in seven academic departments and is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

We also offer online degree programs in community health health sciences and environmental health sciences. 

Biostatistics is an area of applied statistical science that deals with designing health related research studies and communicating these results.

Environmental factors directly impact the health and well-being of people throughout the world.

The mission of the Department of Epidemiology is to play a leading role in the improvement of global public health.

Health policy and management researchers develop new ideas, theories, and practices that contribute to improving the population's health. 

IHSD is dedicated to teaching advanced skills in monitoring and evaluation in a global context.

The department’s central goal is the advancement of health equity.

Graduates of this program are prepared to work for the U.S. government, in private practice, or for non-governmental organizations.