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LSUA Student Spotlight

  • Rebecca Farmer

    I’ve been called up for active duty three times since I have been here. This has prolonged my education; however, I have had the opportunity to see LSUA change in so many awesome ways.

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As Louisiana State at Alexandria continues to grow, look for new degree programs as well as new concentration areas in the Bachelor of General Studies. LSUA currently offers bachelor's degrees in Communication Studies, English, History, Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Mathematics, Nursing, and Psychology.


Students who wish to teach at the middle or high school levels can achieve certification through their major and a minor in Education. There are new General Studies Concentrations in Elder Care Administration, Health Sciences, Humanities, and Visual & Performing Arts. In addition to an associate of science and an associate of arts, LSUA offers associate degrees in the Care and Development of Young Children, Clinical Laboratory Science, Nursing, and Radiologic Technology. LSUA offers alternative teacher certifications and post baccalaureate certificates through the Department of Education, and a certificate in Pharmacy Technology.


Louisiana State University at Alexandria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097 or call 404-679-4000 for questions about the status of Louisiana State University at Alexandria.  Additional information about the Commission can be found at

Note: The purpose of publishing the Commission's address and telephone number is to enable interested constituents to:

  1. Learn about the accreditation status of Louisiana State University at Alexandria;
  2. File a third-party comment at the time of Louisiana State University at Alexandria's decennial review;
  3. File a complaint against Louisiana State University at Alexandria for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Normal inquiries about Louisiana State University at Alexandria (i.e. about admissions requirements, financial aid, educational programs, records, etc.) should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission.

Academic Departments

Name Phone Website
Academics (318) 473-6446
Continuing Education (318) 473-6495
Library (318) 473-6438
Student Support
(318) 473-6545
Advising (318) 767-2604

College of Arts and Sciences

Name Phone Website
Arts, English & Humanities (318) 473-6581
Behavioral and Social Sciences (318) 473-6470
Biological Sciences (318) 473-6431
Mathematics and Physical Sciences (318) 473-6591

College of Professional Studies

Name Phone Website
Allied Health (318) 473-6466
Business Administration (318) 473-6414
Education (318) 473-6474
Nursing (318) 473-6459