The joint MSW/MPH joint degree is an opportunity for student to pursue both a MSW from School of Social Work and a MPH from the School of Public health and Tropical Medicine. The joint degree requires student to complete all requirements in both schools; student may share 10 credits that count toward both degrees.
The MPH in Community Health Sciences is the concentration option for the joint degree. The joint degree allows students to count 10 credits earned in the MSW program toward the MPH degree in Community Health. These 10 credits serve as electives toward the total of 42 credits required for the MPH, MSPH or MPHTM degrees.
Student from either school may apply to the other school’s degree program under the joint degree. The student should then work closely with advisors in both schools for course selection and advising.
Tulane student in the MSW in Social Work may combine their studies with the MPH in Community Health Sciences. The MPH degrees requires a total of 45 credits plus a practicum and integrated learning experience. Students accepted as joint degree students may apply up to 10 credits of specific MSW courses related to public health or behavioral health toward the MPH degree. Joint degree students complete the same requirements for the MPH in Community Health Sciences.
Contact Catherine Taylor, PhD for specific requirements and scheduling.