About Tulane University
Tulane University is a private research university located in New Orleans, LA. The university offers more than 70 different undergraduate and graduate through six different schools - including the School of Professional Advancement (SoPA). Tulane's SoPA offers high-quality degree and certificate programs designed to meet the needs of working adults - both young adults and seasoned professionals.
SoPA's program options include certificates as well as associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Fields of study range from accounting, advertising, and graphic design to health and wellness, paralegal studies, and information technology. Students can attend classes at one of three local campuses or online, and daytime, evening, and weekend options are also available. These applied-learning programs include current industry knowledge and are taught by experienced professors and industry experts.
'Tulane's School of Professional Advancement was the logical choice for me. The curriculum allowed me to expand on both my academic and professional skill set by offering degrees in highly sought after technical fields of Computer Information Systems.'
-Aaron Swanigan, B.S. Applied Computing Systems & Technology, '18
'On my first day, I felt confident that I made the right decision for myself based on how willing the staff was to make sure everything functioned properly and that all my needs were taken care of.'
-Julia Johnson, Interactive Design
- Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher
Why Tulane University?
The School of Professional Advancement offers 16 degree programs in eight fields of study: Applied Business Studies, Applied Computing Systems & Technology, Digital Design, Emergency & Security Studies, General Legal Studies, Kinesiology, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Tulane University was ranked #44 among all national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2018, and SoPA's online homeland security master's degree program was ranked among the best programs of its kind by College Choice (2017) and thebestschools.com (2018).
Flexible Learning Options
SoPA courses are available in multiple formats for a flexible learning experience - students can choose from online, daytime, evening, and weekend courses to find a program that fits with their busy schedule.
All Tulane students have access to a variety of student resources, including academic advisors and career and developmental services.
Courses are taught by faculty members with years of first-hand experience in their field as well as academic qualifications.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to Tulane University must have a high school diploma or GED. Some programs have additional requirements.
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