LSU Higher Education Master’s Program – Top 10 in the Nation


BATON ROUGE –The Best Schools released their rankings of the Master’s in Higher Education programs. The LSU School of Education’s Master’s program is ranked number six. The published guide contains important information for prospective students, potential careers and common courses.

Student participating in an online class

The College of Human Sciences & Education offers many online degree programs – three bachelor degrees, seven masters degrees, and four graduate certificate programs. There are also several campus based programs that are web-based delivery.

The Master’s in Education with a concentration in higher education administration requires 36 credit hours covering alumni relations, Greek life and more. “Required courses include understanding and applying research in higher education, issues of race and gender, leadership in higher education, and strategic planning and finance. Rather than completing a comprehensive exam prior to graduating, learners can build a professional portfolio of their best work,” according to the Best Schools.

LSU’s program is comprehensive and rigorous but is delivered in a format where students can engage with their studies and complete work while maintaining other commitments due to the coursework being 100% online.

About LSU School of Education (SOE)

A school of the College of Human Sciences & Education, SOE offers undergraduate programs for students who want to pursue a career as a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade teacher or acquire dual certification in both traditional elementary and special education classrooms. Besides providing graduate certification in early childhood education and instructional coaching, SOE offers a master’s degree in arts, arts in teaching, education (MEd), education in counseling (MEd), certificate of education specialist (EdS) and PhD. The School’s mission is to prepare educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners, and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues.

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About LSU College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE)

Located on the flagship campus in Baton Rouge, the College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, the University Laboratory School and the Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool. These combined schools offer eight undergraduate degree programs, 20 graduate programs, and seven online graduate degree and/or certificate programs. CHSE current enrollment includes approximately1,800 undergraduates and more than 1,900 graduate students. CHSE is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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