Social Work

Program Overview

The Tulane School of Social Work offers numerous graduate programs that train future leaders to provide evidence-informed, interdisciplinary practice locally and globally that advances the behavioral health and health needs of individuals, families and communities. Through transformative education, generation of knowledge, service and community engagement, our mission is to enhance the well-being and equitable treatment of diverse individuals and communities. 

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Disaster Resilience Leadership

Program Overview

The Graduate Program in Disaster Resilience Leadership equips students with an interdisciplinary view of the challenges and best practice approaches to leadership in the disaster resilience and humanitarian aid fields to prepares them for careers in emergency preparedness, disaster management, monitoring and evaluation, nonprofit leadership, grass-root development, and disaster risk and recovery. 

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Program Overview

The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department offers students a high level education that is centered around the opportunity to perform diverse, cutting edge, interdisciplinary research under the close mentorship of our faculty members.

We offer both a thesis and non-thesis option for obtaining a master’s degree. The Ph.D. degree requires a student to reach a critical understanding of the basic scientific and engineering principles underlying their field of interest. A 4+1 Master’s Program option is available to Tulane undergraduates.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Tropical Medicine

Program Overview

The programs in Tropical Medicine provide a foundation in parasitology, vector biology and infectious diseases etiology and treatment as well as the epidemiology and prevention of existing and emerging tropical diseases. Tropical medicine is the choice of students who enjoy basic biology and immunology and like laboratory work and medical diagnostic studies.

Health Systems Management

Program Options
Program Overview

Please note: This program is only open to MD/MPH dual degree students.

The Health Systems Management program prepares future managers and leaders who will improve the healthcare delivery services in diverse organizational settings worldwide. Students learn the fundamental areas of management of health services through coursework and practicum experience, preparing them for entry-level managerial roles in healthcare settings. 

Health Policy and Management

Program Options
Program Overview

The graduate programs in Health Policy and Management provide management skills for those who seek to be leaders in healthcare organizations, who are interested in the organization, administration, and management of health systems and who wish to develop and analyze health policy.

Health Administration

Program Options
Program Overview

The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program prepares health administrators who are able to work in a variety of settings in the United States and abroad. The MHA program is a 60-credit program of graduate coursework designed to develop management skills tailored specifically to the health care industry.

Social, Behavioral and Population Sciences

Program Overview

Social, Behavioral and Population Sciences considers the social determinants of health to improve the health of populations and to reduce health disparities and inequities. Through these programs, students obtain strong skills for the planning, design, implementation, communication, and evaluation of preventive strategies and interventions at the community level. 

Epidemiology

Program Overview

Epidemiology deals with the incidence, distribution and possible control of diseases and factors relating to health. Our epidemiology programs are for students who like to explore disease etiology, collect and analyze data, develop evidence-based public health activities, work on clinical trials and biomonitoring studies, investigate disease outbreak, and conduct disease surveillance.

Environmental Health Sciences

Program Overview

Environmental health sciences is the choice for those who are interested in using evidence-based science to assess and manage the impact of the environment on public health. Students with a background in undergraduate public health, biological sciences, geology and earth science population-based sciences, and policy are good candidates for these programs. Students who have an interest in preventing and mitigating disaster-related threats to communities and their environment are also drawn to this department.

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