International health and development has played a vital role in achieving the school’s mission and is a critical part of Tulane’s identify. Department and school faculty partner with ministries of health, community organizations, and other non-government organizations to address the pressing health problems that impact populations globally. We have long and deep connections in the countries in which we work, with a strong focus on local capacity building.
The Department of International Health and Sustainable Development offers the following degrees:
The MPH in IHSD is designed to make graduates attractive for employment at international non-governmental organizations, public private partnerships, and non-profit research and consultancy firms. The curriculum offers a balance between structure and flexibility so that students can fulfill their unique academic needs with coursework that can adapt to important emerging areas in the field.
The PhD in IHSD prepares the next generation of global public health researchers to conduct state-of-the-art research on global health and development issues, contributing to reducing inequities and to shaping a sustainable future for the planet.
The BSPH/MPH Combined Degree Program is a path for continuous study from the bachelor’s degree through a master’s level professional degree at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.