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Recently Enrolled Public Health Students

Welcome to Tufts!

Congratulations on choosing to join our community – now let us help you get started on the journey. Enrolling students need to complete a series of steps to confirm their spot and prepare for their first semester. We’ve included a checklist that outlines key parts of the process, and our team is always here to help address any questions or concerns. We’re glad to have you with us.

The content on this page applies to all new students beginning one of the following campus-based programs in spring 2021:

  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Physician Assistant/Master of Public Health (PA/MPH)*
  • MS in Nutrition/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)*
  • Bachelor's/Master of Public Health (B/MPH)*

New students in our online programs should visit the Tufts Public Health Online new student portal

*See additional information below for dual degree students.

  • Remote Learning Spring 2021

    The School of Medicine has determined that all MPH coursework offered in spring 2021 will be delivered remotely ensure the safety of our students and larger community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Virtual Orientation

    Orientation will be held in a virtual format consisting of both live sessions and asynchronous content to be completed at your own pace. Participating in Orientation is required for all new master's degree students.

Registering for Classes

The process of assigning academic advisors and registering for classes is managed by the Public Health and Professional Degree Programs Registrar's Office.

If you are enrolling for the spring semester, within two weeks after we receive your enrollment reply form and tuition deposit, the Registrar will contact you via email with information about who will be your faculty advisor and instructions for registering for classes. Registration for new students in the public health programs will start on November 16, 2020. In the meantime, the following links can help you prepare for your first meeting with your advisor and selecting your courses.

Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Degree Audit Worksheets (refer to the document appropriate to your program and entry term)

MPH Elective Course Options

Enrollment Steps & Details

Dual Degree Students

Virtual Office of Student Services

Our virtual office (hosted on Zoom) is open for any student services needs.

Drop-in via video at any time during our hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.