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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 programs have separate deadline dates.

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 degree programs use the Tulane Application Start Form (scroll down to Submit an Application). Once you have created an account in the start form, select School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and then select your desired program.
Materials required:

  • Official transcripts from degree granting institution(s).
Department of  Enrollment Management and Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417
New Orleans, LA 70112
  • A personal statement that clearly and directly address the following:
    • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
    • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
    • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.
  • Resume/CV
  • Minimum of 2 letters of recommendation

All application materials must be received in order for your application to be reviewed.

Application Fee

The application fee for the online MPH is $75, and it non-refundable. 

Click here to complete your application.

Tuition & Fees
Item Amount
Tuition (per credit hour) $1478
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 degree programs use the Tulane Application Start Form. Once you have created an account, select School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and then select your desired program.
Materials required:

  • Official transcripts from degree granting institution(s).
Department of  Enrollment Management and Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417
New Orleans, LA 70112
  • A personal statement that clearly and directly address the following:
    • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
    • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
    • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.
  • Resume/CV
  • Minimum of 2 letters of recommendation

All application materials must be received in order for your application to be reviewed.

Application Fee

The application fee for the online MPH is $75, and it non-refundable. 

Click here to complete your application.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Fall 2021 Tuition & Fees

Item Amount
Tuition (per credit hour) $1478
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

Online degree programs use the Tulane Application Start Form. Once you have created an account, select School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and then select your desired program.
Materials required:

  • Official transcripts from degree granting institutions
Department of  Enrollment Management and Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2417
New Orleans, LA 70112
  • A personal statement that clearly and directly address the following:
    • Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?
    • How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?
    • What have you learned from successes and/or challenges in your past educational, professional, and/or personal experiences? Please use specific examples, as applicable.
  • Resume/CV
  • Minimum of 2 letters of recommendation

All application materials must be received in order for your application to be reviewed.

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

To start an application, simply fill out this form. An email with login information will be sent to you, and your application will be already started in your account when you login.

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

  • Résumé or CV
  • Personal Statement: a brief statement addressing why you are applying to take this course. No more than a paragraph is necessary, unless you wish to include more. 
  • Official transcripts from degree granting institution(s).
    • Transcripts must be sent and received by official university representatives.
    • Transcripts may be submitted either electronically to sphtmadmissions@tulane.edu or through traditional mail: 
Department of  Enrollment Management and Admissions
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2460-8329
New Orleans, LA 70112