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Health Education and Communication

Tulane University

24 months
1478 USD/credit 33255 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 33255 USD/year
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The Health Education and Communication program from Tulane University  is designed to prepare graduates to work in the challenging fields of health promotion and disease prevention, with a focus on health education program planning, monitoring and evaluation, community organization, social marketing, and qualitative and quantitative community-based participatory research methodologies.


About this Degree

The solution to many of today's public health problems requires some type of behavioral change. Increasingly, health practitioners are looking to the field of health education and health communication for methods to adapt behavioral science principles to solve selected health problems. 

An MPH in the Health Education and Communication (HEDC) concentration at Tulane University  provides those interested in working within the United States, and in developing countries, the opportunity to develop these learning experiences.

The MPH in Health Education and Communication prepares graduates to work in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention in order to decrease health disparities and advance health equity.  Students’ training will focus on effective methods to support behavior change at the individual and community levels. 

Programme Structure


  • Soc & Beh Aspects of Glo Hl
  • Hlth Econ for Dveloping Cntrie
  • Taiwanese Community Health Str 
  • Eval of Pgrm Intrvtn in Global
  • Health Problems of Developing Societies
  • Violence Prevention Studio Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.
  • GRE scores are currently waived due to the pandemic for all programs except Industrial Hygiene (both in person and online). The MHA program accepts GMAT scores and most programs will accept the MCAT in lieu of the GRE.
  • Non-English speakers: Demonstration of proficiency in English to be able to study and communicate in English. In general scores of 89 or higher on TOEFL or an IELTS band of 6.5 are desired. Language testing will be waived if student has received a degree from an accredited U.S. institution.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    33255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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