Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Community Health

The Department of Community Health at Tufts is one of the oldest multidisciplinary programs at the university. Since 1975, CH has provided students with a diverse, integrative experience in learning. The department's relatively small size encourages a sense of community among fellow students, faculty, and staff.

About the Department

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Undergraduate Programs

Community Health is an ideal major for students interested in pursuing careers in health-related fields including but not limited to: public health, health policy, health economics, social work, healthcare or medicine. As a student in the program you'll gain an understanding of factors that shape health policy and the institutions that plan, regulate, and deliver health care services.

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Admissions


The rewards of doing research are many, such as the opportunity to work directly with study participants, collaborate with study investigators, work on a publishable article, or even the possibility of a new discovery. 


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