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Community Health Sciences

24 months
1478 USD/credit 33255 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 33255 USD/year
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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. 


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 Community Health Sciences program at Tulane University 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 Management
  • Design Strategies in Public Health Programs
  • Epidemiology for Public Health
  • Biostatistics for Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from degree granting institution(s)
  • A personal statement that clearly and directly address the following:

1) Why are you applying to Tulane SPHTM, and the specific program/option/concentration you chose?

2) How will earning this degree help you achieve your professional goals?3) 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

    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.


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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