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Colleges / Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

New Orleans, LA 4-Year Public

LSU Health Sciences Center Academics

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

LSU Health Sciences Center does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, LSU Health Sciences Center has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

LSU Health Sciences Center offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at LSU Health Sciences Center?

LSU Health Sciences Center does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirementor a math or science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at LSU Health Sciences Center

When choosing a major, LSU Health Sciences Center students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at LSU Health Sciences Center below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. LSU Health Sciences Center does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Offer Learning Disability Services?

LSU Health Sciences Center offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Offer Online Classes?

LSU Health Sciences Center has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Give Credit for AP Classes?

LSU Health Sciences Center offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Have An Honors Program?

LSU Health Sciences Center does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does LSU Health Sciences Center Require Internships?

LSU Health Sciences Center does not require an internship for any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While LSU Health Sciences Center does not require internships for students in any majors, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

LSU Health Sciences Center has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at LSU Health Sciences Center include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at LSU Health Sciences Center

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

LSU Health Sciences Center does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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LSU Health Sciences Center Majors & Subject Areas

Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Anatomy
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Human/Medical Genetics
Physiology, General
Pharmacology
Biostatistics
Epidemiology
Neuroscience
Audiology/Audiologist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Dentistry
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Physician Assistant
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Medicine
Public Health, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Nursing Science
Nursing Practice

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,804

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,308

Out-of-State

$15,090

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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