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ֱ̲ Dental Hygiene's mobile unit provides practical experience for students while serving the region.

State of the art simulation labs allow students to perfect their skills before being placed in a clinical environment.

Speech and Hearing Clinic evaluates and treats individuals of all ages who experience communication problems.

Certification and licensure pass rates are consistently above the national average and often at 100%.

Students are prepared to work in a variety of health care professions.

The College of Health Sciences is dedicated to the education of health care professionals who serve the people of Louisiana and beyond. The College is comprised of two schools, the School of Allied Health and the Kitty DeGree School of Nursing, that offer degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

These are exciting times to be in health care with advances in technology, new discoveries, and a high demand for health care professionals. Come visit our campus, meet us, join us, and prepare for a life changing career in the health sciences.

Recent College News


Summer research empowers career development for Health Studies students

In the summer of 2023, two ֱ̲ Health Studies students, Sohalia Schoen and Mikala Weems, attended two summer research programs offered through the Louisiana State University Health campus in Shreveport and New Orleans. Schoen secured a spot in the immersive eight-week summer research program in cardiovascular disease known as the CURIOUS program. Weems participated in the Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) summer program-- Building Health Teams.

ֱ̲ MLS program partners with LifeShare for blood drive, Sep. 18-19

ֱ̲ Medical Laboratory Science Society and LifeShare Blood Center join together for a two-day blood drive on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19 to help save lives. The blood drive will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on both days in the Hangar Ballroom A on the second floor of the ֱ̲ SUB.

Radiologic Technology students and faculty represent ֱ̲ at annual meeting

ֱ̲ Radiologic Technology students attended and competed in state competitions with several other schools at the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) Annual Conference July 13-15th, 2023. "This event allows our students to network and grow as student technologists. I am so proud of our students and faculty and for the opportunity to attend this event," said ֱ̲ Radiologic Technology program director Brett Bennett.

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