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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / School of Public Health is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Behavioral and community health sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Community health sciences
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental and occupational health sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health policy and systems management

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

208
Applied
140
Accepted
54
Enrolled
67%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.66%
Black or African American 21.31%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.82%
Asian 10.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

92
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 41
Male (57)
Female (35)

Location & Contact

Address 2020 Gravier Street, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Contact Dr. Dean Smith
Dean
Email: dgsmith@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-5700

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