Master On Campus

Maternal and Child Health

Tulane University

18 months
1478 USD/credit 44340 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 44340 USD/year
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Maternal and Child Health students at Tulane University will gain the skills needed to develop, implement, and evaluate interventions with a special emphasis on women, children, and families over the lifespan. 


The Maternal and Child Health Program offered by Tulane University provides public health education in:

  • The biologic, sociocultural, behavioral, and policy issues that impact the health of the MCH population. 
  • A well-grounded historical context for and current federal, state and local governmental policies and services in the MCH arena.
  • Underlying causes of major health problems and disparities facing the MCH population.
  • Approaches to properly address these problems and the professional skills required for an MCH career whether nationally or internationally.

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.
  • Describe the historical development, scientific basis, financing and structural organization of MCH public policies and practices in the United States for federal, state, and local agencies and programs serving MCH populations.
  • Determine how different strengths, needs, values and practices of diverse cultural, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups affect health status, health behaviors and program design.
  • Evaluate theories and principles of individual and family growth and development from an intergenerational and lifespan perspective.
  • Apply appropriate research methods to the evaluation of MCH program and practices.
  • Evaluate evidence-based methods that contribute to the translation of research into programming and practice.
  • Recognize principles of ethical conduct in program management, research and data collection and storage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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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  • International

    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
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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