Welcome to the LSU College of the Coast & Environment where award-winning faculty prepares tomorrow’s scientists, professionals, leaders, and policy-makers for success.  Our                      students graduate with an understanding of the complex interactions of the coast and environment in our daily lives.  Come discover a wealth of opportunities in LSU’s College of the              Coast & Environment.                                                   



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Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences


The Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences provides unique programs that focus on ecological and oceanographic processes extending from the coastal zone to the deep ocean.  Its research reflect its strengths in coastal ecology and fisheries, wetland soils and vegetation, and physical and geological oceanography.


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Department of Environmental Sciences


The Department of Environmental Sciences provides an integrative approach to interdisciplinary environmental research and education. It offers the only M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Sciences from a public university in the State of Louisiana.

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