Academic Fast Tracks
Academic Fast Tracks

  

Biological Engineering Fast Path

The Biological Engineering Fast Path allows eligible students to receive the following three degrees in approximately ten years: a bachelor’s degree in Biological Engineering, a doctoral degree in medicine, and a Ph.D. in Engineering Science with a concentration in Biological Engineering. This highly-competitive program accepts up to ten entering freshmen each year.

Eligible Major

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Geaux Teach (Humanities or Math & Science)

Geaux Teach allows eligible students to receive two degrees in one, a bachelor's degree and secondary teaching certificate (grades 6-12), in only four years.

Eligible Majors

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Holmes Program - Elementary Education

The Elementary Holmes Program allows eligible students to receive a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), and elementary teaching certificate (grades 1-5) in five years, instead of six.

Eligible Major

 

Students work on agricultural project.
 

Holmes Program - Secondary Education

The Secondary Holmes Program allows eligible students to receive Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and secondary teaching certificate (grades 6-12) in one year, instead of two. Students in all majors are welcome to apply, but specific majors are recommended.

Recommended Majors

 

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3+2 Environmental Public Health Program

The 3+2 Environmental Public Health Program allows eligible students to receive a bachelor's degree in Coastal Environmental Science with a concentration in Environmental Health and a master's degree in Public Health in five years, instead of six.

Eligible Major

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3+2 Industrial Engineering & MBA Program

The 3+2 Industrial Engineering & MBA Program allows eligible students to receive a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in five years, instead of six or more.

Eligible Major

 

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3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine

3+1 Pre-Veterinary Medicine allows students in specific majors to apply to the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) one year early and, if accepted to the LSU SVM, earn a bachelor's degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in seven years, instead of eight.

Eligible Majors

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