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National Guard Bureau Homeland Security Institute Student Transfers

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement is a proud partner of the National Guard Bureau Homeland Security Institute (HSI). This partnership allows United States military service members who have completed the HSI Program of Study and earned a “National Guard Bureau, Homeland Security Certificate of Completion” an opportunity to transfer 9 credits toward a Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security Studies or Master of Professional Studies in Emergency Management.

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Partnership Benefits

  • Save time and money: Admitted applicants can transfer 9 credit hours, a savings of over $9,000.
  • Accelerate your career: SoPA's program faculty are either currently active in or have extensive backgrounds in private and corporate security, along with agencies such as FEMA, the FBI, the CIA, the U.S. State Department, and the U.S. Military.
  • Flexibility to earn your master’s degree from anywhere: Our programs are designed with your work schedule and busy home life in mind. Courses are 100% online and combine synchronous and asynchronous elements.


Transfer Process

To begin the transfer process, you must start an application for admission to SoPA and request official transcripts from all of your previous colleges and universities.

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 and we receive your transcripts, an academic advisor will work with you to determine your transferable credits. If you would like to learn more about the Tulane School of Professional Advancement's partnership with the HSI or have questions about our transfer process, request more information today.