Distance Learning

Application Process

Occupational Health and Safety Management (MPH)

In addition to the online application and official transcripts (sent from all schools attended) the following items will be needed to complete an application.

  • Prospective students applying to a degree program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a strong undergraduate record. A grade point average of 3.0 or better in the major subject is preferred.
    • All transcripts should be submitted to SOPHAS.
    • A WES or ECE third-party evaluation is required for international applicants.
    • Send WES evaluation directly to SOPHAS.
    • ECE evaluations should be sent directly to Erica Geary
    • Mailing address is: Tulane University, CAEPH Offices, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 800, TW Box-43, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Each applicant must submit letters of recommendation from three individuals familiar with your professional performance. (All recommendations should be submitted through SOPHAS.)
  • A written statement of career goals should be submitted via SOPHAS.
  • Students from non-English-speaking nations must provide results from an English language proficiency test. This may be waived if student received a degree from an English speaking school or if they work in a predominantly English speaking professional capacity.
  • For the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL;, the minimum scores required are as follows: 570 or higher on the paper-based test, 230 or higher on the computer-based test, or 89 or higher on the Internet-based test. TOEFL scores must be submitted via SOPHAS use school code 6809. Please contact Dr. James at if you have questions regarding the foreign language testing requirement.
  • Results from the International English Language Testing System ( are also accepted. IELTS results should be sent directly to Erica Geary at

All materials must be sent through the online application system SOPHAS.

Any questions about the online application system (SOPHAS) can be directed to

Program Manager, Admissions
1440 Canal Street, Suite 800 (TW-43)
New Orleans, LA 70112

Rolling Admissions

We operate on a policy of rolling admissions, however, for adequate financial aid and distance learning set-up support, applications for admission completed by the following dates will be given priority:

Fall Enrollment: August 26
Spring Enrollment: November 15

More Information

For questions on applications and application deadlines, please contact:

Erica B. Geary
Direct: 504-988-3786 or 1-800-862-2122

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CAEPH, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-988-1774