At Tulane we want to get you from thinking about a public health degree to preparing for your first day of class, so we've made the application process as easy as we can. Once you’ve selected your master’s or doctoral degree program, here’s what you will need.
Public health is a very broad field which enables you to make your impact on the world in many different ways. Achieve your career goals through one of our 16 professional master's and seven doctoral degrees.
If you’re not quite ready to apply yet, and you’re still figuring out which program is right for you, contact our admissions staff or the program manager in your department of interest.
At this time, we are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis. Our Admissions office and staff are working diligently with our faculty to ensure that all applications are reviewed in a timely manner.
Most students will apply through SOPHAS, the central application hub for many schools and programs of public health. (Current Tulane BSPH students can apply to the combined program using a simplified process.) Through SOPHAS, you will submit:
You must complete the application in full, with all submissions, before it can be reviewed.
Please note that due to COVID-19, no applicant will be penalized for not submitting a GRE score. Any GRE scores that are submitted will be taken into consideration as part of our holistic review process, as normal.
International students make up 17% of the student body at Tulane SPHTM. If you're an international applicant or a graduate of a non-US institution, there are just a few supplementary requirements to complete your application:
All of your application materials will be submitted through the SOPHAS site, unless otherwise noted above.
You will receive an email when your application has been received by Tulane. From that point, questions about the status of your application can be best answered by your Admissions Department.
The School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health and is a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. SPHTM is a highly ranked school of public health according to the US News & World Report 2015.