Your Career Starts Here!
LSU is a great place to begin your career in the health care field. The assistance you need will be at your fingertips at University College. Here, dedicated professionals with years of experience in allied health and pre-professional curricula will guide you through the process of scheduling appropriate classes and figuring out next steps.
If you wish to pursue a career in nursing, medical technology, respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, or dental laboratory technology, you may follow a non-degree-granting, prerequisite program to prepare for study in degree-granting programs offered at LSU campuses in New Orleans or Shreveport or other medical schools.
Your first 34-45 hours in each of these programs will be completed in University College's Center for Freshman Year with the remaining prerequisite courses completed in the University College's Center for Advising and Counseling, where students will be assisted in determining the best pharmacy or optometry schools for them and in how to apply for information about appropriate course work for prerequisites.