JD/MPH candidates enroll in 33 hours of coursework through the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine and 79 hours at the Law School. Each MPH candidate completes a group of courses constituting the public health core, covering the following topics: biostatistics, epidemiology, health systems administration and management, environmental health survey, human homeostasis and environmental insult, and health behavior and risk reduction. The remaining coursework at the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine is selected according to the student's selected focus area, either environmental policy or disaster management.
The program also requires a practicum and a culminating experience. The practicum is designed to provide students with practice experience related to their field of study. The culminating experience is designed to promote the synthesis and integration of knowledge acquired through coursework and other learning experiences. The objective is to apply theory and principle to an environmental health topic. A culminating experience may build upon the field experience and beyond, demonstrating the application of public health principles. Students are required to produce a public health analysis manuscript in fulfillment of the culminating experience and present their findings in a departmental seminar.
Questions about the environmental health sciences degree programs should be directed to:
Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA 70112
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Environmental Health Sciences website: http://www.sph.tulane.edu/publichealth/ehs/index.cfm
General questions about the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine can be directed to: 504.588.5387
or ADMINSPH-L@tulane.edu. The School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine website is located at: www.sph.tulane.edu