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Graduation Information

Students at 2017 commencement

Applications for degree for Spring 2018 are due to the SPHTM Office of Student Affairs no later than Thursday, June 7, 2018. 

There 2 are separate applications.  The 1st application is for students applying to receive a certificate and the 2nd application is for students applying to receive a degree.  Students that are applying to receive a certificate and a degree (required for all departmental certificates) will be required to complete one application for certificate and one application for degree.  Departmental certificates may only be earned when the degree is earned.

Stand-alone certificates (Industrial Hygiene, Disaster Management, Tropical Medicine diploma and the Dietetic Internship) require only completion of the application for certificate.

All applications for certificate and for degree must be returned to sphtmgraduation@tulane.edu for processing.  Students will receive email confirmation (within 3 business days) when applications are received by sphtmgraduation@tulane.edu.

Please note all registrations including independent studies, practicum and culminating experience are due to Student Affairs no later than close of business on, Friday, July 27, 2018, the last day of classes for Spring 2018.  Practicum and Culminating Completion forms are also due to Student Affairs on Friday, July 27, 2018, the last day of classes. 

Application forms

The following abbreviations are used on the certificate/degree applications:

CERTIFICATES:

  • BI                            Bioinformatics
  • BS                           Biostatistics
  • DI                            Dietetic Internship
  • DM                         Disaster Management
  • EP                           Genetic Epidemiology
  • HN                          Community Health and Nutrition Programs
  • IH                           Industrial Hygiene
  • MC                         Maternal and Child Health
  • MG                         Program Management
  • MM                        Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • MR                         Disaster Management Resilience
  • NH                          Environmental Health
  • PH                          Epidemiological Methods
  • TM                         Tropical Medicine Diploma Course
  • TR                          Clinical and Translational Research

DEGREES:

  • CERT                      Certificate
  • MS                         Master of Science
  • MPH                      Master of Public Health
  • MSP                       Master of Science in Public Health
  • MPT                       Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • MHA                      Master of Health Administration
  • DrPh                      Doctor of Public Health
  • ScD                         Doctor of Science
  • PhD                        Doctor of Philosophy

MAJORS for MPH:

  • EPI          Epidemiology
  • MCH       Maternal and Child Health
  • NTR        Nutrition
  • HCE        Health Education and Communications
  • CHS        Community Health Sciences
  • IHL         International Health and Development
  • EHDM    Disaster Management
  • EHOE    Occupational & Environmental Health
  • EHSM    Occupational Hlth & Safety
  • HSM      Health Systems Management
  • GHMO   Global HS Medical Org
  • GHPO    Health Policy

MAJORS for MS:

  • EPI          Epidemiology
  • GBDS     Global Biostatistics and Data Science

MAJORS for MSP:

  • EHSC      Environmental Health Sciences
  • EHIH      Environmental Health Industrial Hygiene
  • GBDS     Global Biostatistics and Data Science
  • TRM       Tropical Medicine

MAJORS for MPT:

  • TRTM    Tropical Medicine

MAJORS FOR MHA:

  • HSHA     Master of Health Administration

MAJORS for DrPH:

  • EPI          Epidemiology
  • GCPH     Global Community Health Sci  & Behavior

Majors for ScD:

  • GHSD    Global Hlth Sys Mgmt & Policy

MAJORS for PhD:

  • EPI          Epidemiology
  • GBDS     Global Biostatistics and Data Science
  • GCHB    Global Community Hlth Sci & Behavior
  • EHHS     Environmental Health Sciences
  • GHSD    Global Hlth Sys Mgmt & Policy
  • TRPD     Tropical Medicine

Selections for degree must be compatible with the dropdown menu available for the majors. 

*The due dates for these forms within the departments are much earlier, students should check with their academic advisors regarding internal departmental deadlines.

MAC users there is an additional attachment that gives detailed information on how to fill out the certificate and application for degree for use with MAC.

Once an application for degree has been processed for the student in the Registrar’s office a registration hold will be placed on the student’s record.  This registration hold is to ensure that students do not register for additional coursework that takes place after they have graduated.

If you have any questions, please email sphtmgraduation@tulane.edu or call (504) 988-7111.