GRADUATE PROGRAMS

The School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health Shreveport offers a diverse selection of graduate-level degrees in the clinical and rehabilitation sciences.

MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS

At the master's level, we offer two on-site degree programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Physician Assistant Studies. In collaboration with LSU Shreveport, we also provide a Master of Public Health degree, featuring a 100% online accelerated track and an on-site evening track. Additionally, we proudly host a hybrid (online and on-site) Master of Nurse Educator program by serving as an off-campus instructional site for LSU Health New Orleans.

Master of Communication Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology)

This program leads to a Master of Communication Disorders degree. Graduate students evaluate and treat speech and language problems under close faculty supervision, facilitate aphasia group therapy sessions, and provide programming for young children with communication disorders in two classroom programs. < Learn More about our Master of Communication Disorders >

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Our Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree consists of academic and clinical experience, which begins during the summer semester with the objective to prepare well-educated primary care PAs competent to provide comprehensive health care under the supervision of a physician.  Learn More about our Master of Physician Assistant Studies Degree >

Master of Public Health - 100% Online & On-Site, Evening Tracks

The Master of Public Health is a joint degree program offered by LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport with the option of on-campus or online instruction. The curriculum is specifically designed to prepare public health graduate students for careers in a public health setting. < Learn More about our Master of Public Health Degree >

Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator Concentration - Hybrid (Online & On-Site)

The MSN Nurse Educator Program targets and prepares registered nurses with earned BSN degrees and at least one year of clinical experience to become nurse educators and accomplish their career goals in academic, practice, and service settings. LSUHS serves as an off-campus instructional site for the School of Nursing at LSU Health New Orleans.  < Learn More about our MSN Nurse Educator Program >

DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

Our School’s doctoral degree offerings include on-site clinical programs in occupational therapy and physical therapy, as well as a PhD in Rehabilitation Science which is offered in a hybrid (online and on-site) format. The PhD program presents a unique post-professional opportunity for clinicians aspiring to transition into academia.

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

The Doctor of Occupational Therapy program curriculum is comprised of 3 years of coursework on-campus and off-campus at practice sites within and out of the state. Occupational Therapists work in offices of occupational therapy or in hospitals, schools, nursing homes, and home health services. < Learn More about our Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree >

Doctor of Physical Therapy

We offer an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree for persons interested in becoming a Physical Therapist. The curriculum is aimed at producing outstanding clinical skills including, diagnosis, clinical reasoning, program planning, and therapeutic intervention. < Learn More about our Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree >

PhD in Rehabilitation Science - Hybrid (Online & On-Site)

This researched-focused Doctor of Philosophy degree is designed to transition clinicians to academia in order to meet the demand for research-trained faculty in rehabilitation science programs, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology.  < Learn More about our PhD in Rehabilitation Science Hybrid Program >

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