Graduate Certificate in Global Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (SPHTM) is introducing a Graduate Certificate in Global Health. As the oldest school of tropical medicine in the United States, Tulane SPHTM is uniquely qualified to prepare leaders in address emerging tropical infectious diseases globally, including the Gulf Coast and South Texas.

This innovative certificate program joins faculty with expertise in tropical medicine and global health. The course prepares students to assume leadership roles in global health programs and research targeting tropical and prevention and control of emerging diseases.

The 16-credit graduate certificate will be awarded by Tulane SPHTM and is composed of graduate-level credit-based courses that may be applied toward a graduate degree. The graduate certificate requires the completion of five courses (3 credit hours each) plus a 1-credit seminar.

Build toward a Master’s Degree! The certificate is a building block toward a master’s degree. The graduate-level credits earned may be applied toward a master’s degree at most universities, including Tulane’s prestigious Master of Public Health & Tropical Medicine (MPH&TM) degree.

Courses will be held at the Tulane Houston Campus located at 1700 West Loop S. Houston, TX 77027 and online through the Tulane Virtual Campus.

Learn more about the certificate program.

Admission requirements for the Graduate Certificate

  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.7 or higher

Admissions process:

  1. Complete the application form at
  2. Send an official transcript to:

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Office of Admissions
1440 Canal St., #8329
New Orleans, LA 70112

Application fee waived for Fall 2018

Contact Vonnie Wright at 504-988-5392 for more information.