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Information About SoPA's Summer Session

Summer session at the Tulane School of Professional Advancement offers a variety of opportunities to continue working towards degree completion or try a new course.

Summer Session Benefits

Benefits of summer session include:

  • Online coursework. All of SoPA’s courses in summer 2020 are online, allowing for maximum flexibility when and where you take classes. SoPA is a leader in online education with:
    • Over 190 faculty trained in effective online instruction
    • 1,306 students completing 10,816 hours of online coursework in the last academic year
    • Awards in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 for best online education offerings in several of our degree programs
  • Multiple sessions. SoPA offers three summer sessions:
    • First six week session: May 18–June 25
    • Second six week session: June 29–August 6
    • Twelve week session: May 18–August 6
  • Intensive sessions for teachers. SoPA’s Teacher Education program is launching two new summer intensives, Theories of Learning and Special Education which can each be completed in three weeks through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous coursework.
  • Variety of Classes. SoPA has always offered a robust slate of courses in the summer, allowing you to progress towards your degree or explore a new subject.
  • Affordable Tuition. SoPA’s tuition is affordable with many students qualifying for institutional and financial aid.

Summer Admissions Process

The admissions process for summer is simple.

  • New students can click here to start your application.
  • Current students may register for classes starting April 15.
  • New students who currently intend to attend Tulane for summer programs only and then return to another university should submit their applications through the Summer School program portal.
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