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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

School of Allied Health Professions

New Orleans , LA

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / School of Allied Health Professions is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Master of Communications Disorders (MCD)
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Master of Health Sciences (MHS)
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 104
Doctoral Degrees 44
Other Advanced Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,032
Applied
141
Accepted
141
Enrolled
14%

Applying

150
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, bachelor's degree, observation hours as prescribed by department
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree/3 recommendation forms; 60 hours of physical therapy experience (DPT)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available

Student Body

389
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.29%
Black or African American 5.66%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 2.57%
Unknown 3.6%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neuromuscular mechanisms, stroke, neuroscience & bioengineering, neuromuscular pathology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 411 South Prieur Street
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Contact Dr. Jimmy M. Cairo
Dean
Email: jcairo@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-556-3400
Fax: 504-568-4249

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