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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
(Post-Master's Certificate) Primary care family nurse practitioner
(Post-Master's Certificate) Public/community health nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Primary care family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Executive nurse leader
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Public/community health nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Executive nurse leader
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
(Post-Master's Certificate) Nurse anesthesia
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nurse leader
(Post-Master's Certificate) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse educator
Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) Nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52
Doctoral Degrees 46

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

162
Applied
68
Accepted
68
Enrolled
42%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (for DNP), 3.5 (for DNS)

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
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

225
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.33%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.44%
Unknown 1.33%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

49
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 20
Male (15)
Female (34)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced clinical practice, nursing education, interprofessional education, nursing administration, culturally competent care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Contact Dr. Demetrius James Porche
Dean
Email: dporch@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4106
Fax: 504-599-0573

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