We are CHANGEMAKERS. Are you?
We are on a mission, and we need your help. Here, we impact lives.
In our ever-changing world, every interaction is a chance to make an impact. In CHSE, we are not side-line sitters; we are heart changers and we leave an imprint – not a light one, but one that alters the landscape, challenges minds, forges new futures and reimagines the status quo.
Whether we’ve educating the next generation, counseling a family, training physically, organizing big data, or leading organizations…we impact lives. So, we’re calling on you to join us. Someone out there needs you. Answer the call.
GEAUX CHANGE LIVES
From Kinesiology to Information Studies, our programs are diverse. Whether your goal is to enhance student learning, promote health and wellness, help strengthen families, heal and care for people, or develop better workplaces, the College of Human Sciences & Education has a degree program for you.
A Journey Across the Lifespan
CHSE graduates are employed in K12 education
- -2020/21 graduating student survey
CHSE graduates are continuing their education with advanced degrees in physical therapy, social work, medical school, law, nursing, and sport administration
- -2020/21 graduating student survey
This is your time. Your success at LSU - and after you graduate - is our top priority.
The College of Human Sciences & Education knows that some of the most important lessons happen outside of the classroom – when you apply your knowledge in real settings helping real people and organizations. We have built-in internships in every major. Want to study abroad? Our faculty are passionate about creating experiences in Thailand, England, and Italy to enhance your studies and expose you to global ideas.
Research with impact.
Our research spans the entire lifespan.
The college is home to four centers and institutes – the Early Childhood Education Institute, Healthy Aging Research Center, Leadership Development Institute, and Social Research & Evaluation Center which was recently named a Louisiana Board of Regents Center of Research Excellence.
LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED, honors the exceptional research and scholarship of two LSU faculty as Distinguished Research Masters each year. In addition, the LSU Alumni Association and the LSU Pinkie Gordon Lane Graduate School sponsor the Distinguished Dissertation Awards presented to two doctoral students whose research and writing demonstrate superior scholarship.
Six LSU faculty members have been selected to receive Rainmaker awards this year by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, or ORED. These faculty members show outstanding research, scholarship and creative activity for their respective ranks and disciplines.
Mackenzie Roberts Beasley, a Shreveport native and 2018 graduate, helped uncover a piece of Louisiana history - long-lost Mardi Gras footage of the 1898 Rex parade. A family friend, who was the historian for Rex, asked Beasley for help finding any Mardi Gras Rex parade footage. Beasley, an audiovisual archivist, searched through Internet databases and even called friends for help.
LSU’s Edward Benoit, III, is working to make sure stories about the American war experience do not go untold.
The Provost's Fund for Innovation in Research makes a bold $1.1M investment in big, emerging ideas.
Freshmen and sophomores at LSU and Southern University are now pursuing a two-year leadership development program piloted by the LSU Leadership Development Institute (LDI). The goal is to develop future leaders for both military and civilian life. All of the students are either ROTC cadets, cybersecurity majors or both.