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Online Programs Admissions & Application Information

Take the first step toward becoming a public health leader. Apply now to earn your master's of public health (MPH) online from Tulane University. We review applications on a rolling basis, and we look forward to receiving yours. The online programs accept students in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

Online MPH in Community Health Sciences Admissions
Admission Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Academic achievement – typically a GPA above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Application Requirements and Process

Online MPH in community health sciences candidates apply using a Fastlane Application. This allows for quicker acceptance decisions and does not require letters of recommendation.

To start an application, simply create an account, select School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine as the application type, and choose Online MPH when prompted.

In addition to the online application form, the following are also required to complete your application to the program:

  • A personal statement detailing your interest in the online MPH in community health sciences program and how it relates to your future professional goals.
  • A resumé or CV.
  • Official transcripts.
    • Transcripts must be sent and received by official university representatives.
    • Transcripts may be submitted either electronically or through
      traditional mail:
Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
New Orleans, LA 70112
 
Application Fee

The application fee for the online MPH is $75, and it non-refundable. Applicants may be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact your enrollment advisor for more information.

Click here to complete your application.

Tuition & Fees
Item Amount
Tuition (per credit hour) $1422
Academic Support Fee (per credit hour) $100
Academic Residency Fee (per academic residency) $500
Integrated Learning Experience (ILE) Fee (one-time) $200
Applied Practicum Experience (APE) Fee (one-time) $200
Technology Fee (per course) $100

Tuition and fees are subject to change annually.

Online MPH/MSPH in Environmental Health Program Admissions
Admission Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in public health, environmental or occupational health and safety, disaster management, or related field.
  • Academic achievement – typically a GPA above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Consideration will be given to mid-career students who have shown professional achievement. 
  • Industrial Hygiene MSPH only:
    • Bachelor's degree with 120 semester hours that include 60 or more credits in math, engineering, science, and technology with at least 15 of those at an upper (junior, senior, or graduate) level
  • Non-English speakers: Demonstration of proficiency in English to be able to study and communicate in English. TOEFL, IELTS, or other recognized test may be used. In general scores of 89 or higher on TOEFL are desired. Language testing will be waived if student has received an undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution.
Application Requirements and Process

Online MPH/MSPH in environmental health program candidates apply using a Fastlane Application. This allows for quicker acceptance decisions and does not require letters of recommendation.

To start an application, simply create an account, select School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine as the application type, and choose Online MPH/MSPH in environmental health when prompted.

In addition to the online application form, the requirements for the application consist of:

  • Statement of Purpose/Career statement indicating your career goals and professional experience.
  • Three letters of recommendation indicating characteristics for success in public health graduate study.
  • A resumé or CV.
  • Official transcripts.
    • Transcripts must be sent and received by official university representatives.
    • Transcripts may be submitted either electronically or through traditional mail:
Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
New Orleans, LA 70112
 
Tuition & Financial Aid

Spring & Summer 2020 Tuition & Fees

Item Amount
Tuition (per credit hour) $1195
Academic Support Fee (per course/APE/ILE) $200/registration
Applied Practicum Experience (APE) Fee (one-time) $200/registration
Technology Fee (per course) $175/semester

Financial Aid

Tulane SPHTM offers its students a top tier graduate education, provides technical and help desk support, and teaching by leading professionals in environmental and occupational health and safety and disaster management at a reasonable tuition.  

Degree seeking students enrolled in the online environmental health programs are eligible for Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans as long as they are enrolled in at least 5 credit hours and/or a practicum per semester.  Students in this program are eligible for funds to pay for their tuition, fees and books. If you have any questions, please contact your assigned financial aid counselor. Certificate programs are considered non-degree programs and are not eligible for financial aid.

Many companies have tuition reimbursement benefits. Over half of our students receive some support from their employers. Check with your employer to see if tuition help is available to you.

Financial Aid
 

Online Graduate Certificate Programs in Environmental Health Sciences Admissions

Graduate Certificate programs are 15 credits of master’s course work that provide focused study in our degree programs areas. 

Admission requirements
  • A bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.  
    • The industrial hygiene graduate certificate requires that the bachelor’s degree include a minimum of 60 semester hours of math, engineering, science, and technology.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in public health, environmental or occupational health and safety, disaster management, or related field.
  • Non-English speakers: Demonstration of proficiency in English to be able to study and communicate in English. TOEFL, IELTS, or other recognized test may be used. In general scores of 89 or higher on TOEFL are desired.
Application Requirements and Process

Application to the Graduate Certificate programs also use the Fastlane Application. This allows for quicker acceptance decisions and does not require letters of recommendation.

To start an application, simply create an account, select School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine as the application type and choose Certificate Programs when prompted.

In addition to the application form, the requirements for application consist of:

  • Resumé 
  • Official transcripts.
    • Transcripts must be sent and received by official university representatives.
    • Transcripts may be submitted either electronically or through traditional mail:
Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
New Orleans, LA 70112
 
Application Fee

The application fee for graduate certificate programs is $75, and is non-refundable.

Because the graduate certificates are non-degree programs, they are not eligible for federal financial aid. 

Apply for a Single Course

Curious whether the online programs in environmental health sciences are for you? Try it! You are welcome to take a single course as a Non-Degree Seeking Student (NDSS). 

Admission Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree is required to take courses for graduate credit. 
  • Students may take no more than 12 credits total as NDSS
  • Students will not receive a certificate or a degree without being accepted into the respective program.
Application Requirements and Process

Applications for single courses also use the Fastlane Application. This allows for quicker acceptance decisions and does not require letters of recommendation.

To start an application, simply create an account, select School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine as the application type and choose Non-Degree Seeking Student when prompted.

In addition to the online application form, the following are also required to complete your application to the program:

  • Resumé 
  • Official transcripts.
    • Transcripts must be sent and received by official university representatives.
    • Transcripts may be submitted either electronically or through traditional mail:
    • Electronic transcripts can be sent to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu
    • Hard-copy transcripts can be mailed to: 
Department of Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
New Orleans, LA 70112