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Disaster Management

Tulane University

18 months
Duration
1478 USD/credit 44340 USD/year
1478 USD/credit 44340 USD/year
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About

The MPH in Disaster Management program offered by Tulane University prepares professionals to apply scientific principles to prevent, detect, and mitigate environmental public health problems and threats associated with natural and technological disasters- locally to globally.

Overview

Disaster Management students at Tulane University gain skills to implement population-based interventions to protect communities, particularly vulnerable populations, from natural, accidental, and intentional disasters. This MPH offering is intended for both pre-professionals and mid-career individuals. Students typically have a background in a life or physical science or engineering. This course is offered by Distance Learning and on campus. 

Program Competency

Upon completion of the MPH degree in Disaster Management, graduates will have the following competencies:

  • Apply scientific principles to prevent, detect, respond to, and mitigate local and global threats to environmental health that are associated with natural and technological disasters.
  • Integrate public health strategies in each core component of disaster management: prevention, preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery.
  • Implement population-based interventions to protect communities and particularly vulnerable populations from natural, accidental, and intentional disasters that affect personal and community health.
  • Evaluate the capacity of public health systems to effectively respond to natural and intentional disasters.
  • Apply international, federal, and state regulatory policies, guidelines, and authorities to address public health needs during disasters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Public Health
  • Epidemiology for Public Health
  • Health Systems Policy and Mgmt
  • Design Strategies in PH Prgrms
  • Survey of Environ Hlth

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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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  • 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.

Funding

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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