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Graduate Studies

Graduate Programs

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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 community growth in various human endeavors. The program will achieve this purpose by fostering scholarly inquiry and a working understanding of the following critical components of leadership: leadership theory with an integrative approach; management of complex organizations; diversity and social justice; resource allocation and development; policy analysis and development; power, politics, and influence; and data collection, analysis, and research.

  • 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 Liberal Arts

    • The Master of 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 program consists of 30 semester hours and offers the mature student a graduate program that is interdiscplinary in nature and nonprofessional in intent.

  • Master of Public Health

    • The Master of Public Health Degree Program is offered in cooperation with Louisiana State University Health Science-Shreveport and includes 48 credit hours. The curriculum is specifically designed to prepare public health graduate students for careers in a public health setting.

  • 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.

  • Master of Science in Counseling

    • The Master of Science in Counseling program is designed to develop professional counselors and to prepare students for further graduate study in related doctoral programs. The program promotes scholarship, professionalism and excellence in counseling, and recognizes high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence.

  • 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.