Your Future in Science Starts at LSU Health Shreveport.
LSU Health Shreveport’s School of Graduate Studies prepares students to become biomedical scientists contributing to advances in healthcare and biotechnology, as well as educators equipped to train future generations of basic scientists, physicians and other healthcare professionals. The School of Graduate Studies offers PhD degrees in six programs, two Master of Science degrees, and a combined MD-PhD degree program.
Students are the number one priority at LSUHS’s School of Graduate Studies. Students start working in labs during their first semester. Our student-to-faculty ratio is less than 2:1 so every student receives a personalized and collaborative education and training experience. Faculty members provide close mentorship to each student, helping them succeed in defining and achieving their goals. Our Graduate Student Council is an elected student body that ensures every student voice is heard, from school improvements to planning events.
We are on the Cutting-Edge of Research.
LSUHS faculty and researchers receive grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, NASA, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, American Heart Association, Rockefeller Foundation, and more. More than $18 million in grant funding was awarded to LSUHS faculty and researchers in 2021. Research focus on our campus includes: Cardiac Muscle and Vascular Disease, Neuroscience, Cancer and Metastasis, Gene Regulation, Immunology, Substance Use and Related Disorders, Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis, Cell Metabolism and Toxicity, and more.
The School of Graduate Studies offers PhD degrees in six programs, two Master of Science degrees, and a combined MD-PhD degree program. A Clinical and Translational Distinction Track program is also offered for PhD students.
Interested in applying to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Graduate Studies? Click here to learn more about the admission requirements and process. Applications must be submitted through GradCAS Centralized Application Service.
Faculty, staff and students at LSU Health Shreveport are actively engaged in research in a variety of biomedical areas, supported by access to a wide variety of research services, educational and training opportunities, and state-of-the-art technologies.
More than 40 Postdoctoral Fellows are furthering their education and career experience in their respective fields at LSU Health Shreveport. Postdocs are mentored by LSUHS faculty and are an integral part of research, making significant contributions and supporting innovation and discovery taking place on campus.
We take pride in cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture across campus, and supporting a sense of community in which overall well-being is recognized as an essential element of success. Off campus, the Shreveport-Bossier area has so much to offer students and their families, making it a great place to live, work and learn.
LSU Health Shreveport’s School of Graduate Studies prepares students to become biomedical scientists contributing to advances in healthcare and biotechnology, as well as educators equipped to train future generations of basic scientists, physicians and other healthcare professionals.