The School of Education offers a range of professional and academic degree programs that focus on preparing students for careers in education, research, policy formation and implementation, as well as program oversight. Job opportunities are found in schools, school districts, universities, public and private agencies, business and industry, and many other areas. We are excited to offer a variety of programs on campus, and online master's degrees in Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration.
Graduate Certificate Programs
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood
Add on certificate to give practitioners coursework that will increase their knowledge in child development and early childhood education.
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching
Add on certificate in instructional coaching for certified teachers.
Curriculum Code: CINCO
Graduate Certificate in Urban and Community Education
Add on certificatewill afford participants with a deep understanding of urban residents’ experiences of education and community outreach.
Graduate Degrees Offered
Master of Arts (MA)
I am interested in education, research, or higher education administration.
Curriculum Code: AELRC
Specializations: listed to the right
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) - Holmes Program
I am an undergraduate student in LSU Elementary Education and want to further enhance my expertise: Holmes MAT Elementary
Curriculum Code: MATE
Major: Elementary Education Grades 1-5
I want to teach PK-12 but am not yet certified: Holmes MAT Secondary
Curriculum Code: MATS
Major: Secondary Education Grades 6-12
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
36 graduate hours
I am a certified teacher and want to extend my knowledge and skills.
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling
60 graduate hours
I want to serve in a variety of human service settings such as schools, college counseling centers, mental health treatment facilities, and private practice.
Certificate of Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
60 graduate hours (may include master's degree)
I have a master’s degree in education and want to further extend my knowledge.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
90 graduate hours (may include master's degree)
I want to earn a doctorate in education.