School of Allied Health

In keeping with Delgado's Mission Statement, the School of Allied Health sends graduates into the workforce with all of the skills necessary to achieve a rewarding career. Allied Health plays an essential role in the delivery of healthcare and related services in the U.S. and throughout the world.

Delgado’s School of Allied Health is the largest educator of allied health professionals in the state of Louisiana offering twenty-five nationally accredited allied health programs.  The mission of the School of Allied Health is to provide exceptional education, training and career opportunities for aspiring healthcare professionals, equipping them with the knowledge, skills and compassion necessary to excel in their chosen allied health fields.  We are dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes collaboration, innovation and the highest standards of patient care.

School Highlights

  • Nationally accredited Allied Health programs
  • Certificate programs: 1, 2 or 3 semesters
  • Associate Degree programs: 4- 6 semesters
  • Over 60 hospital and clinic community partners
  • Faculty advising for in-program students
  • Small class size

Message From The Dean

Harold Gaspard Headshot

As Dean, I am honored to lead the School of Allied Health and to be part of a community dedicated to excellence in healthcare education.  

We offer 25 nationally accredited healthcare programs that cater to diverse interests and aspirations, and strive to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and compassion necessary to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Our exceptional faculty members bring a wealth of clinical experience and expertise to the classroom, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive education that aligns with the latest advancements in healthcare. They are not only passionate about teaching, but also dedicated to cultivating a culture of inquiry, critical thinking, and lifelong learning. 

As a student in the School of Allied Health, you become part of a vibrant community that values collaboration, respect and inclusivity.  Our new state-of-the-art Ochsner Center for Nursing and Allied Health is equipped with technologically advanced classrooms and simulation labs designed to provide you with the very best learning environment. 

Whether you are embarking on your educational journey or advancing your career, we are here to support and guide you every step of the way.

Contact Us
School of Allied Health

Building 4
Room 308, 504-671-6201; 504-671-6203

College Dean, Harold Gaspard;

School Administration

Harold Gaspard

Janet G. Stephens, MBA, CET
Assistant Dean
Bldg. 4, Room 133
City Park Campus

Malree Moore
Administrative Assistant IV
Bldg. 4, Room 133
City Park Campus

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Our School Offers
- 11 -
Degree programs

- 16 -
Certificate programs*

Health Sciences Concentration *

can lead to an associate degree