Masters Degrees

Tulane offers different master's programs to suit different professional and academic goals:

  • master of public health (MPH)
  • master of science in public health (MSPH)
  • master of health administration (MHA)
  • master of public health and tropical medicine (MPH&TM)
  • master of science (MS)

Applicants to the master's programs must meet the following requirements:

  • A complete SOPHAS application
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all academic work should be forwarded directly from each college or university to SOPHAS
  • A strong undergraduate record with a grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE, GMAT, OR MCAT scores for appropriate programs
  • A written statement of career goals and objectives is required and should not exceed 1,500 words
  • Test of English As a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores for applicants from non-English-speaking nations with a minimum score of 570 on the paper-based test or 230 on the computer-based test or 88 on the Internet-based test.

Please note that some departments have more stringent requirements than those shown above.

All professional and pre-professional master's degrees require a minimum of 42 credits. The academic degree of MS requires a minimum of 36 credits. Individual departments may have additional requirements -- view the department websites to learn more. 



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