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How Delgado Transfer Students Increase Their Potential

Delgado students interested in transferring to Tulane School of Professional Advancement only need to meet a few requirements to start making their dreams a reality. After completing either an Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (AALT) degree in business, criminal justice, humanities, or social sciences, or an Associate of Sciences Louisiana Transfer (ASLT) degree in physical sciences or biological sciences, students may transfer up to 60 credit hours toward a degree in information technology, exercise science, general legal studies, digital design, public relations, health and wellness, homeland security studies, humanities or social sciences.

Increase Your Earning Potential

  • $1,156 is the median weekly earnings for U.S. residents with a bachelor’s degree
  • Those with bachelor’s degrees typically earn $1.19 million in their career
  • $38K-$85K is the annual median salary for those with bachelor’s degrees
  • 83% of bachelor’s degree holders already feel like they’ve seen a return on their investment
  • The unemployment rate for those with bachelor’s degrees is only 2.7%



Eligibility Requirements

  • Individuals who have met the graduation requirements of Delgado Community College and have received a Louisiana Transfer degree with concentrations in business, criminal justice, humanities, social sciences, physical sciences or biological sciences are open to this opportunity.
  • Students must meet undergraduate admission requirements for the Tulane School of Professional Advancement.
  • SoPA bachelor’s degrees require 120 credit hours, of which a maximum of 60 credit hours may be transferred from Delgado Community College.
  • Transfer students may be required to complete more than 60 credits to earn a SoPA degree.



SoPA’s academic programs are directly relevant to your career aspirations. Our classes are taught by industry-leading experts, most of whom are working professionals themselves, providing you with real-life experience in the career you're seeking. Explore the programs eligible for Delgado transfer students.

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Plans of Study

The Delgado Community College courses that are applicable Louisiana Transfer degrees and their Tulane SoPA course equivalents are listed here. The course equivalents included in these plans of study apply only to students transferring to SoPA and seeking SoPA majors.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) scholarship is a gap scholarship to help fill the gaps between tuition, mandatory fees, and awarded financial aid. The PTK scholarship shall be used only for tuition and eligible fee-related expenses. To avoid an over-award of a student’s tuition and eligible fee costs, a student’s Louisiana state tuition-based scholarship, institutional scholarship, exemption, or waiver cannot exceed full cost of the tuition or eligible fee component. Students who are PTK graduates are guaranteed admission to Tulane SoPA after completing an application to the College, providing all applicable Tulane SoPA admissions standards are met. Students are eligible to receive a scholarship of up to $1,500 per semester to Tulane SoPA, not to exceed a $3,000 annually, contingent on the availability of funds, renewable each year, upon meeting the following criteria:

  • Have completed an associate’s degree no earlier than Fall 2018
  • Be an active PTK member in good standing at the time of graduation.
  • Have completed a FAFSA and listed Tulane University as a recipient of FAFSA data.
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5.
  • Have applied to Tulane SoPA.
  • Enroll full-time at Tulane SoPA the semester after their completion of an associate’s degree.
  • Maintain full-time (12 credits) enrollment (for scholarship renewal).
  • Be in good academic standing while enrolled at Tulane SoPA (for renewal).

Students who meet the criteria should take the following steps:

Once the form is completed, financial aid will upload you final award packages to your portal. Additionally, SoPA’s Director of Academic Advising Amanda Hassan will contact you regarding the transfer process.

Contact the PTK advisor at your current school for more information.


Start Your Application

Start an application to SoPA and request the official transcripts from all of your previous colleges and universities to start taking steps in your transfer process.

Request that your previous institutions forward electronic transcripts to If electronic transcripts are not available, official transcripts in unopened envelopes from the institution may be mailed to:

SoPA Admissions
800 E. Commerce Rd.
Suite 100
Harahan, LA 70123

Once you have been accepted, an academic advisor will work with you to determine your transferable credits. To transfer course credit, you must have earned at least a C in the course and Tulane SoPA must offer a course comparable to the one you want to transfer. Courses transferred from other institutions are never figured into the grade point average. Tulane SoPA accepts a maximum of 60 hours of transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree.