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Disaster Management

Tulane University

24 months
1478 USD/credit 31038 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 31038 USD/year
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The MPH in Disaster Management program at Tulane University develops the skills to prepare for, respond to and manage the public health aspects of natural and man-made disasters - locally to globally.


About this Degree

The Disaster Management program at Tulane University prepares professionals in disaster preparedness, response and management, crises communication, population issues associated with disasters, psychosocial aspects of disasters and epidemiology and biostatistics.

Students in the program come from a wide-range of experiential and educational backgrounds in public health, environmental health, biological sciences, behavioral health, and many others. Characteristics of successful disaster managers have leadership qualities and are the ability to apply scientific and management principles in response to rapidly changing situations, work within the chain of command, multitask, make decisions based on evolving information and communicate accurately and succinctly.

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Biostatistics
  • Survey of Environmental Health
  • Population Behavior and Environmental Public Health
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Radiological Health
  • Workplace Wellness

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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42 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General 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

  • In one to two pages, explain how a graduate degree in disaster management from Tulane SPHTM will help you meet your personal and professional goals.

  • Reflecting at least 3 years of professional experience in a field related to disaster management, occupational health, industrial hygiene, environmental health, or similar. Highlight the skills and accomplishments that you will contribute to the school.

  • Please supply transcripts from all universities you have attended. Official transcripts must be sent and received by a university representative.

  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation should illustrate your characteristics for success in disaster management graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    31038 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 24 months.


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