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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

"On the beautiful campus of Louisiana State University, where Fighting Bengal Tiger Football is an institution and students "bleed purple and gold," a wide array of liberal arts and vocational educational options is available. LSU is one of the nation's few land and sea grant universities and is actively seeking space-grant status."

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"On the beautiful campus of Louisiana State University, where Fighting Bengal Tiger Football is an institution and students "bleed purple and gold," a wide array of liberal arts and vocational educational options is available. LSU is one of the nation's few land and sea grant universities and is actively seeking space-grant status."

Reviews

Continues to offer solid programs in business, engineering, and the life sciences.

The Fiske Guide to Colleges

LSU is a large university...composed of 17 different schools and colleges.

The Insider's Guide to Colleges

Good students and great athletes are welcome at LSU.

The Princeton Review

The engineering, business, biology, and journalism programs are top-notch.

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport says

Welcome to the virtual campus of the LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (LSUHSC Shreveport). With services that span north Louisiana, our campus family includes Schools of Medicine, Allied Health Professions and Graduate Studies, and three acute care hospitals. Anchoring our network of hospitals and clinics is Louisiana's major university referral center - commonly referred to as the LSU Medical Center or University Hospital in Shreveport. Our other hospitals include the E.A. Conway Medical Center in Monroe and the Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville.

LSUHSC Shreveport is home to state-designated Centers of Excellence including the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and a Center of Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology. On our main campus you will also find an accredited Children's Hospital, a regional Burn Center and a Level One Trauma Center serving communities across Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas. Our medical center is one of only six hospitals in the nation affiliated with the world-famous St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

We are a proud member of the LSU System and our broad portfolio of biomedical research programs distinguishes our Health Sciences Center in higher education circles. With a firm commitment to discovery, advancing knowledge and public service, LSUHSC Shreveport collaborates with other leading organizations across the public and private sectors.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 44
Gender 27% Male / 73% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 98% Full Time / 2% Part Time
Geography 5% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 62%
International 6%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 12%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Hospital
  • Libraries

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Physician Assistant (56%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (31%), Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist (12%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, and professional standards and ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
Conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests. Includes vascular technologists.

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, general surgery, psychiatry, and behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, and underserved populations; and community health services.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Physician Assistants
Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.

Administration & Faculty

Chancellor Robert A. Barish, M.D., M.B.A.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 433
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 57 : 42
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 21
Tenure Track Faculty 13
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 64
International Faculty 6

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,431 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,200 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $8,631 $8,631

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,917 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,200 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $16,117 $16,117

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://sh-aux.lsuhsc.edu/financialaid/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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