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Featured MPH Programs Located in Louisiana
With a population of over 4.5 million residents, Louisiana is the 25th most populous state in the country. From the capital city of Baton Rouge to the largest metropolitan area of the state, New Orleans, Louisiana is a unique part of the country with a need for qualified public health professionals and several schools to help educate interested individuals.
Located in New Orleans Louisiana, Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is the United States oldest school of Public health and the only school of tropical medicine in the country. The mission of the University is to provide students with the knowledge they need to prevent disease and disability, promote well-being and health and prevent premature mortality. These goals are accomplished through partnerships, scientific research education provided by public health professionals and a commitment to providing the latest advancements and service to the global community. There are six departments which make up the school including global community health and behavioral sciences, global health systems and development, global environmental health sciences, biostatistics and bio informatics, epidemiology and tropical medicine. With over 100 faculty members to serve the approximately 1400 students, Tulane University provide a high level of one-on-one interaction between educators and students so that graduates of the public health program are able to better effect change in the wider world.
Address – 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone – 504-988-5388
LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health
With challenges such as global climate change, pandemics, bioterrorism and the fractured state of the current health care system, LSU HSC, located in New Orleans offers a Masters of Public Health degree in Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Biostatistics, Health Policy and Systems Management, epidemiology, and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. In addition to offering a Masters degree in these five programs, the school also offers PhD’s in three of them. All the school provides graduates with the education they need to enter the workforce as public health professionals; a special focus is placed on the issues that affect Louisiana in particular. This is an important difference in some of the other Masters of Public Health programs available since the very nature of the state of Louisiana makes it unique among its neighbors and the country at large. With a student to faculty ratio of one a half to one and a graduation rate exceeding 90%, LSU HSC has been turning out some of the most highly educated professionals in public health since 2003. The school also features research faculty that has been both nationally and internationally recognized and some of the lowest tuition in the Golf South.
Address – 2020 Gravier Street, 3rd Floor New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone – 504-568-5700
Website – http://publichealth.lsuhsc.edu/default.html
Located in beautiful Shreveport Louisiana, LSU Shreveport offers qualified individuals the opportunity to earn a Master of Public Health Degree which has been specifically designed to prepare graduates for lifelong careers in public health. Earning a degree requires a student to complete 515 credit hour courses which focus specifically on the core knowledge that a public health professional needs and an additional 21 credit hours in a related public health courses. An additional 200 hours of practicum experience and a project or thesis will also be necessary. While earning practicum experience, students will be closely supervised by experienced members of faculty who have real-world public health experience. There are several Public Health Core Areas from which students can choose including health services administration, epidemiology, environmental health, biostatistics and social and behavioral sciences. Upon earning a Masters of Public Health degree from LSU Shreveport, an individual will be able to put their knowledge to work benefiting their local, regional and global community thanks to the experience and education that they have received.
Address – One University Place, Shreveport, LA 71115
Phone – (800) 229-5957
Website – http://www.lsus.edu