Music (Musicology)

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This program, housed in the Newcomb Department of Music, is taught by talented performers, historians, ethnomusicologists, theorists, composers and technologists.

Musicology Candidates for the M.A. degree must complete at least 24 semester hours of course work, pass a reading knowledge examination in one modern foreign language (French, Spanish or other with approval) by the end of the first semester, write an acceptable thesis, and defend this thesis in an oral examination.

This program accepts students every other year, and the next admission period is for Fall 2022. In addition to the requirements on the official application, applicants must submit a writing sample for consideration. The sample may be brief, and undergraduate papers are acceptable, as long as the sample demonstrates fundamental research and writing skills.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Clinical Research

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These programs are part of the School of Medicine's Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.

The Clinical Research program usually requires 2-3 years to complete the curriculum, including the mentored research requirement. Candidates should hold an MD, PharmD, DNS, DVM, or Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline. 

The Clinical Research Methods program is a 33-credit, one-year curriculum designed for the MD who seeks familiarity with the fundamentals and techniques of clinical research. The curriculum is intended to serve the recent medical school graduate.

The Clinical Research Methods with a concentration in Pre-Surgical Training program is designed for medical school graduates who seek familiarity with the fundamental techniques of clinical research with a particular interest in surgery. It is a two-year, full-time program.

Labor & Employment Law

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The online Master of Jurisprudence in Labor & Employment Law is a human resources degree that offers a level of expertise you just can't get through on-the-job experience or periodic professional development seminars. Whether you have a formal HR title or carry the duties of HR in addition to your broader full-time role, this program provides the knowledge and credentials you need to grow your career and lead in the labor and employment law sector.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Social Work

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The Tulane School of Social Work offers numerous graduate programs that train future leaders to provide evidence-informed, interdisciplinary practice locally and globally that advances the behavioral health and health needs of individuals, families and communities. Through transformative education, generation of knowledge, service and community engagement, our mission is to enhance the well-being and equitable treatment of diverse individuals and communities. 

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Disaster Resilience Leadership

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The Graduate Program in Disaster Resilience Leadership equips students with an interdisciplinary view of the challenges and best practice approaches to leadership in the disaster resilience and humanitarian aid fields to prepares them for careers in emergency preparedness, disaster management, monitoring and evaluation, nonprofit leadership, grass-root development, and disaster risk and recovery. 

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Statistics

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The Master of Science degree in Statistics combines theory and application. Students in statistics will be trained in data collection, the editing and presentation of large data sets, the analyses of these sets and the mathematical foundations upon which all of these areas are based. 

The 4+1 Master’s Program enables Tulane students to obtain a B.S. in mathematics in 4 years, and in one additional year, to obtain an M.S. in statistics. 

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Materials Physics and Engineering

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The Tulane University Master of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering is an interdisciplinary degree that will focus on the fundamentals of material structure, material properties, material processing, and material modeling that are required to solve complex technological problems found in basic and applied sciences. We also offer a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. 

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Neuroscience

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The graduate program in Neuroscience consists of the one-year Master's program, the 4+1 Master's program, and the Ph.D. program. Neuroscience accepts approximately 25-30 students into its Master's program and 3-5 students into its Ph.D. program every year. While the Master's program prepares students for professional schools and continued graduate studies, the Ph.D. program prepares students for research-related careers in biomedical science. 

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Mathematics

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Our department offers a Master’s Degree in Mathematics as well as a Ph.D. Degree in Mathematics. The Master’s degree emphasizes different aspects of theory and applications in order to prepare the students for either continuing studies at the Ph.D. Level or employment. The Ph.D. program prepares students for a career in research at a university, a government agency or in industry. 

Our faculty members are actively engaged in research and mentoring so that doctoral students can choose a faculty advisor according to the students’ interests.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

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The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The curriculum is designed to encourage maximum student choice and independence while maintaining a close student-advisor relationship.

Course offerings cover such areas as animal and plant physiology, plant ecology, plant-animal interactions, population biology, structural and evolutionary biology, systematic biology, environmental toxicology, marine/estuarine ecology, and the biology of diverse groups of plants and animals.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.

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