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About Us

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, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan. 


About Our Schools

School of Education

The LSU School of Education (SOE) offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Research, and Counseling, including two completely online master’s programs. The School’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners, and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues.


School of Kinesiology

The LSU School of Kinesiology (SOK) advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement. SOK offers a BS, MS, Online MS, PhD, and two certificate options. Graduates go on to successful careers in the health and fitness industry, corporate wellness, sport agencies and businesses, athletic administration, and K-12 educational settings.


School of Leadership & Human Resource Development

The LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development (SLHRD) offers programs dedicated to producing world-class practitioners, leaders, and instructors in human resource development and leadership development. The BS, MS, PhD, and certificate programs are designed to develop the leadership, planning, analytical, problem solving, and change management capabilities that today's globalized organizations need to be successful. SLHRD also offers a 100% online master’s program.


School of Library & Information Science

The LSU School of Library & Information Science (SLIS) provides a 100% online prestigious education in library and information science. It is the home of the Master of Library and Information Science, which is the only program accredited by the American Library Association in the state of Louisiana. SLIS offers a MS, dual degree with the Department of History, undergraduate minor, and certificate options.


School of Social Work

The LSU School of Social Work (SSW) aspires to be a leading graduate school of social work, a vibrant center of intellectual development, a leader in promoting and supporting diverse communities, and an advocate for an integrated and inclusive model of social work, all within a learning environment that supports best educational practices. The SSW offers a Child and Family Studies (CFS) undergraduate degree, MSW, online MSW, and PhD. Beginning Fall 2018, SSW will offer a bachelor of social work.  



Did You Know?

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Coastal Roots, co-directed by Dr. Pam Blanchard in the School of Education | Since 2000:  20,542 Louisiana and Chilean students (Elementary: 6,647, Middle: 10,244, High: 3,561) have planted over 154,196 plants on 390 restoration trips.

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LSU School of Social Work’s Dr. Scott E. Wilks received a $1.92 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to increase and enhance the behavioral health labor force across Louisiana

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RIM certificate: The LSU School of Library & Information Science and the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM), have forged a strategic partnership to enhance professional education in the area of records and information management (RIM) through a newly developed online graduate certificate. This collaboration, the very first university-ICRM partnership in the country, will prepare our students and current professionals with vital skills necessary in our ever-changing technology landscape.

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Dr. Senlin Chen in the School of Kinesiology is studying childhood obesity prevention. He is the principal investigator of the National Institutes Health funded project titled “Evaluating a Systems-Based Health Intervention for Middle School Wellness".

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The Leadership Development Institute (LDI) is an umbrella organization to promote interdisciplinary research and collaboration on leadership development. The LDI serves as a research, education, and outreach initiative within the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development.