LSU Health Shreveport serves as an Off-Campus Instructional Site for the School of Nursing at LSU Health New Orleans.
In response to the critical nursing shortage in Louisiana, the School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health Shreveport will serve as an off-campus instructional site for the School of Nursing at LSU Health New Orleans. Courses will be delivered through a combination of in-person instruction and synchronous distance education, where students in Shreveport will virtually join classes going on at LSU Health New Orleans. LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport faculty will also teach some basic science courses.
LSU Health Shreveport hosts the following nursing programs:
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The Career Alternative RN Education (CARE) Program, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, is designed for individuals who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any field and who would like to become a nurse. The program of study is for two-years and prepares graduates for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Courses are offered in a face-to-face format on the Shreveport campus. Applications for enrollment are accepted for the fall and spring semesters. LEARN MORE
The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Program is designed for registered nurses with associate’s degrees or diplomas in nursing. The RN-BSN program can be completed in 12 months of full-time enrollment or a longer time for part-time enrollment. Courses are offered in a hybrid format with a combination of face-to-face and online courses. Applications for enrollment are accepted for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. LEARN MORE
The MSN Nurse Educator Program targets and prepares registered nurses with earned BSN degrees and at least one year of clinical experience to become nurse educators and accomplish their career goals in academic, practice, and service settings. The program is an intensive master's track, designed for completion in four semesters. Courses are offered in a hybrid format with a combination of face-to-face and online courses. Applications for enrollment are accepted for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. LEARN MORE