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Dean's Welcome

Dean's Welcome


Dr. Phelps

Dean's Welcome

McNeese State University is located just two-hours from Houston, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While we are close to many thriving areas, our region of Southwest Louisiana is going through an economic bonanza as natural gas and petrochemical companies are spending about $88 billion in capital projects. The direct investment and spinoff effects are expected to create many direct and indirect jobs in the LNG sector and other industries including hospitality/casinos, healthcare, real estate, banking, and insurance.

All of our undergraduate and graduate programs have been accredited by AACSB-International for many decades, signifying quality and rigor. Only about 5% of all business schools in the world and 30% of US business schools are AACSB-accredited. 

We are continually adopting the best business education practices that are based on innovative regional and international partnerships, interactive student learning, impactful research, and active community engagement. Our students benefit from corporate internships, service learning programs, and the many student organizations we have on campus. 

Lonnie Phelps, Ph.D.
Phone: (337) 475-5514