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Community Health Sciences

Tulane University

18 months
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The Masters of Public Health Degree in Community Health Sciences offered by Tulane University focuses on developing knowledge and skills to work with communities in addressing health needs and health disparities, and improving quality of life. 

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Overview

The work requires skills in social and behavioral aspects of community health, monitoring and evaluation of community-based programs, community training methodologies, and active engagement within the community to promote health and well-being. The Community Health Sciences program offered by Tulane University is well suited for students in a combined degree (e.g. MD/MPH or MSW/MPH) seeking valuable skills in community-based interventions and public health programming.

Program Competencies 

Students who graduate from this degree program can expect to develop the following competencies as they successfully meet and complete the program degree requirements.

  • Analyze the nature of public health issues within the context of a specific community and environment, generate solutions, and apply solutions with communities.
  • Design and implement theoretically informed and culturally appropriate interventions by applying public health theory and principles to a diverse set of problems at the community level.
  • Develop an effective plan to monitor and evaluate a community-based public health intervention or program based on translation of scientific evidence.
  • Collaborate effectively with members of a community through engagement in the process of public health programming.
  • Develop an asset-based community assessment that identifies the determinants of health, local assets, and locally-determined priority needs.
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written forms to a variety of audiences and purposes related to community health.
  • Apply the CHS Essential Skills concepts to public health topics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Public Health
  • Health Systems Policy and Mgmt
  • Design Strategies in PH Prgrms
  • Epidemiology for Public Health
  • Biostatistics for Public Healt

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We review applications on a rolling basis

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • The written Statement of Purpose and Objectives should demonstrate how the applicant's public health career goals and interests align with their selected degree program.
  • Recommendations from three instructors or employers should indicate characteristics for success in public health graduate study.

Tuition Fee

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    44340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    44340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1478 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
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