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LSU Shreveport offers thirteen graduate degrees to students who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Graduate study is much more than a continuation of undergraduate work. It provides students the opportunity to become investigators in special fields of learning, to broaden their professional and cultural background, and to improve their professional skills and competence. The true spirit of graduate study is one of inquiry and the desire to add to one's knowledge.

  • Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies

    • The Leadership Studies Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) Program is an interdisciplinary terminal degree program with the primary purpose of enhancing leadership potential that will support professional development and the understanding of leadership in complex settings. The program seeks to foster scholarly inquiry and a working understanding of critical components of leadership With concentrations in Leadership Studies, Military Leadership, and Law Enforcement the Ed.D. in Leadership Studies offers diverse and focused information rooted in the context of industry, healthcare, non-profit, education, military, and law enforcement settings.

  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences

    • The College of Arts and Sciences in the School of Mathematics and Sciences at LSUS administers a graduate program leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Biological Sciences (B.S). The program of study consists of a minimum of 30 semester hours with thesis and non-thesis options.

      The thesis option offers a basic science approach to the study of any one or combination of the following concentrations: cellular and molecular biology (CE), computational biology (CO), environmental biology (EN), and field and organismal biology (FI).

      The non-thesis option, the health sciences (HS) concentration, is available to students preparing for a profession in the health sciences: medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or biomedical sciences.

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  • ONLINE Master of Business Administration

    • Whether you're a business professional on the rise or an aspiring executive seeking to grow your family business, develop and manage human resources, or sharpen your financial acumen, our online MBA can be customized to fit your career goals. An MBA from LSUS provides valuable skills related to understanding the integration and application of strategy, leadership, and management.Learn More.

  • ONLINE Master of Education in Educational Leadership

    • The Master of Education in Educational Leadership degree program at LSUS gives you the skills and expertise to engage in leadership opportunities beyond the classroom and to help improve your community, your school and your students' lives.

      Smaller class sizes, experienced faculty and all the resources of LSUS combine to give you individualized, real-world learning. In fact, LSUS Online faculty have served in all educational administration roles-including central office, principal and superintendent positions.

      Curriculum focuses on essential aspects of educational leadership, including school wide planning, logistics of technology implementation and management, and a study of the appropriation and allocation of public financial resources for education. Course work aligns with both national and state standards: the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and Standards for School Principals in Louisiana (SSPL). Learn More.

  • ONLINE Master of Health Administration

    • LSU Shreveport's Master of Health Administration program prepares students for professional middle and upper management positions within healthcare institutions. Such institutions include hospitals and medical centers, medical group practices, pharmaceutical firms, medical technology corporations, health insurance companies, and long term care centers.

  • Master of Arts in Liberal Arts

    • The Master of Arts in Liberal Arts endorses the principle that an understanding and appreciation of the Liberal Arts is best attained through an integration of specialized disciplines. The broadly based, interdisciplinary program consists of 30 semester hours and allows mature students to develop their own direction and interests.

  • Master of Public Health

    • The Master of Public Health Degree Program is offered in cooperation with Louisiana State University Health Science-Shreveport and includes 42 credit hours. The curriculum is specifically designed to prepare public health graduate students for careers in a public health setting.

  • ONLINE Master of Public Health

    • The online Master of Public Health Degree Program is offered in cooperation with Louisiana State University Health Science-Shreveport and includes 42 credit hours. This program is designed for aspiring students seeking to address public health issues with evidence-based approaches. The degree is comprised of 100% online courses offered on a seven week term schedule. Learn more about the Online Master of Public Health.

  • Master of Science in Computer Systems Technology

    • The Master of Science in Computer Systems Technology is an interdisciplinary program with a computer science core. Graduate coursework can also include study in mathematics, biology, and business.

  • ONLINE Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration

    • The Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration is a professional development degree for middle and upper-level administration in nonprofit organizations. Designed for working students or students looking for alternative course delivery, this program can be completed 100% online.

  • Specialist in School Psychology

    • Graduates of the Specialist in School Psychology program typically work in public school systems where they apply data-based decision making and problem-solving, consultation, psychological evaluation, and research skills to prevent or remediate academic, behavioral, and mental health problems. The program is a full-time, three-year, 72-hour course of academic study, including practicum experiences, and internship.

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