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Education Graduate Studies

LC's faculty understand that a textbook alone doesn't prepare educators to teach or leaders to lead. It is through faith integration and real-world experiences that they prepare their students to be highly effective as they face reality in today's schools.

- Dylan Solice, TEACH/MAT & Educational Leadership Student

Learn more about our innovative 3+1 Program which allows students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in 4 years.



The mission of the Department of Teacher Education is to provide an environment and structure that prepares candidates to become professional educators, informed by the Christian faith, and committed to life-long learning in a changing world.

The Graduate Faculty

  • Dr. Amy Craig, Dean & Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Christy Warren, Professor
  • Dr. Marion Skiles, Professor & Coordinator of Assessment


Education Graduate Studies

  • TEACH program completers can earn a MAT degree with only 12 additional hours of coursework beyond the alternative certification. 
  • The traditional 33-hour MAT degree program is available for all candidates who:
    • Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
    • Hold a valid teaching license
    • Are employed in a state-approved K-12 school

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Advance your teaching career with a Master of Education in Educational Leadership!

The Louisiana College Master of Education Degree program is a quality, affordable online/hybrid program. 

Our professors offer their years of experience in the classroom, as administrators, and educational advancement to those seeking to continue the important work they are already doing and expand their influence for the betterment of the student experience. 

  • The 36-hour MEd degree program is available for all candidates who:
    • Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
    • Have a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on all previously completed coursework (undergraduate and graduate)

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Candidates earn teaching certification in just one year through the Louisiana College TEACH program. This hybrid program is the most teacher-friendly program in the state, with the perfect blend of face-to-face mentor support and much of the coursework being offered online. The TEACH program offers certifications for:

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Educational Leadership Add-On Certification

This Alternative Pathway for Educational Leadership Program fulfills course requirements for candidates who already possess a master's degree and are seeking the required certification to attain highly competitive, administrative, leadership positions in today's educational systems. 

Other Add-on Certifications Offered Include:

  • Early Childhood
  • Special Education

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Louisiana College offers financial options that allow you the opportunity to pursue a highly competitive, private, Christian degree at or below state school prices. 

The vast majority of students who attend LC receive financial assistance. Let us help you determine how much financial aid you may qualify for visiting the Net Price Calculator

TEACH Grants available!

Contact the Office of Financial Aid at or 318.487.7719

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