Programs and Degrees


MPH     Master of Public Health

The Master's of Public Health program prepares students for a broad range of careers in global public health, healthcare management, health policy and law, and other areas. The program offers two concentrations:

If you are looking for:

  • International Health Programs

This program is moving to the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences (GCHB).

  • Medical Organizations and Systems

This program for MD/MPH students has been absorbed into the Health Systems Management program to provide the in-depth management skills future doctors need to combine healthcare and medicine. 




     Master of Health Administration

Administratively, the MHA program falls under the Health Systems Management and Policy concentration; however, it has its own set of competencies and required coursework based on the accreditation requirements of the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).  Although students in the MHA and MPH programs may share some classes, the programs are quite distinct.  

View the MHA program


      Doctor of Philosophy

The mission of the PhD program is to develop and train scholars and educators for future academic and research careers in health systems management and policy in global healthcare settings.

View the PhD program




Joint Degree Programs

JD/MHA        Juris Doctor / Master of Health Administration is designed for students enrolled in the Tulane School of Law who seek health law careers.

View recommended course plan for JD/MHA

MBA/MHA     Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration is designed for students accepted into the Tulane School of Business seeking careers in the health care industry that require management.

View recommended course plan for MBA/MHA

       Medical Doctor/Master of Public Health is designed  for students accepted into the Tulane School of Medicine who are interested in developing health care management and leadership skills to augment their public health knowledge.  More information can be found on the program's website.

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In addition to degree programs, GHSD offers the following special program opportunities.


China Public Health Summer Abroad Program

For advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in earning four (4) credit hours towards a master's degree.  No Chinese language prerequisite.  Students from other universities are encouraged to apply.

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China Abroad Service Learning Program

Open to rising juniors and seniors enrolled at Tulane University. This is a 400-level service learning program approved by the Center for Public Service (CPS).

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Other TUSPHTM Degree Programs


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