Academics

ASSOCIATE DEGREESCERTIFICATE PROGRAMS   |  TECHNICAL DIPLOMAS   |  TECHNICAL COMPETENCY AREAS

Degree Programs
We're here to serve you. If you're planning to pursue a four-year degree, our programs are fully accredited and widely respected in Louisiana. Our courses are easily transferable. We have transfer agreements for general education classes with all public universities in the state. There are transfer programs in 100 different areas. If you’d prefer more career-specific study that will prepare you for the job market, we offer a variety of two-year associate degree programs that correspond to the region’s and the country’s most in-demand vocational opportunities, including management, nursing, respiratory care, and the care and development of young children.

 ASSOCIATE DEGREES - DIVISION OF LIBERAL ARTS

  ASSOCIATE DEGREES - DIVISION OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

  ASSOCIATE DEGREES - DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY


If you’re looking for short-term job-specific training programs, we offer technical diplomas, certificates, and areas of competency. If you decide to return to school to work toward an Associate Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree, your credits can be applied towards either degree.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS - DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

 These applied, technical programs require 21 to 33 credit hours and are designed to provide students with specialized technical competencies. These certificate programs are not intended for transfer to a four-year institution.

Certificates in Applied Science
Certificates of Technical Studies
  
TECHNICAL DIPLOMAS - DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

 This applied, technical degree program requires 45 to 60 credit hours and is designed to provide students with a broad technical competency. Although some courses taken to fulfill requirements for this degree may be accepted by four-year institutions, this type of degree is normally considered to be a terminal degree.

  
TECHNICAL COMPETENCY AREAS - DIVISION OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

 These are applied courses or a series of courses (one to 12 credit hours) which have a focus on workforce development.