Tulane University School of Professional Advancement

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50
  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $38,808
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $38,808
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

Our online program allows for flexibility. Certificates can be completed independently or applied towards the master’s degree.

Influence Positive Change in Your Community with a Master of Public Administration

from Tulane University.

Earning a Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the Tulane School of Professional Advancement prepares you to be a civic sector leader and address critical societal challenges we face today and into the future. Graduate certificates and concentrations include:

K-12 Education Leadership

Non-Profit and Strategic Philanthropy Management

Economic Development*

Environmental Management and Resilience*

“In building the Tulane School of Professional Advancement MPA, we’ve incorporated insights from leaders in the field who have experienced first-hand the complexities facing today’s public administration professionals. By tapping into this wealth of knowledge, our MPA graduates will be prepared to be successful leaders, positioned to make positive impact as they face civic sector challenges.”

-Dr. Halima Leak Francis, Program Director & Professor of Practice, Public Administration


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50


  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt No GRE required

Application Deadline

Fall - August 15th

Spring - January 1st

Summer - May 15th for 1st term and Full term, June 1st for 2nd term

Student Body


  • checkbox-alt Dedicated Diversity Office
  • checkbox-alt Military friendly school

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $38,808
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $38,808

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt Many students eligible for a 20% discount scholarship or credit for work and life experience.

Location & Contact

Website & Other Links

Chat With Us at a Virtual Grad Fair