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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

School of Nursing

New Orleans, LA

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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
(Post-Master's Certificate) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
(Post-Master's Certificate) Nurse anesthesia
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Public/community health nursing
(Post-Master's Certificate) Executive nurse leader
(Post-Master's Certificate) Primary care family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
(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
(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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 72

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

34
Applied
21
Accepted
21
Enrolled
62%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

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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Tuition & Fees

$61,700
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

252
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 20.63%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.79%
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.98%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 25
Male (16)
Female (34)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced clinical practice, nursing education, interprofessional education, nursing administration, culturally competent care, leadership, men's health, simulation education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
69,969

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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