24 months
1537 USD/credit 32277 USD/year
1537 USD/credit 32277 USD/year
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The MS in Epidemiology at Tulane University is an academic degree that prepares students for careers in research. It serves students new to public health as well as those currently working in the field who wish to gain the quantitative skills necessary to conduct population based research.



  • The curriculum in Epidemiology at Tulane University focuses on understanding theoretical issues and applying disciplinary methods to the study of public health problems.
  • Coursework includes learning experiences in epidemiologic methods, biostatistics, data management, analysis and interpretation of findings in content areas such as chronic or infectious disease, reproductive, molecular or genetic epidemiology.
  • Students learn study design and implementation, from developing protocols and instruments, to the selection and recruitment of subjects, data collection and quality control. These skills prepare graduates for engaging roles in research activities that impact public health planning, control and global disparities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Epidemiology for Public Health
  • Computer Packages Epidemics
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • Implementation Science in Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts sent directly to SOPHAS from all institutions attended
  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32277 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1537 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    32277 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1537 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

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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