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Online Programs of Study

Online Programs of Study

McNeese State University offers online programs--degrees and certificates--in the following academic majors. The "more information" links will direct you to program and/or departmental Web sites with contact information for each program. General information about online learning, what is involved in online learning, admission to McNeese, and financial aid opportunities is available from the Doré School of Graduate Studies and Extended Education.

For more information on admissions, contact our Office of Admissions and Recruiting. The Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Scholarships and Testing can provide information about types of aid available to you.

Available Online Programs as of Fall 2013
Online programs of study
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Criminal Justice

The multidisciplinary bachelor's curriculum is designed to familiarize students with the complex nature of the American criminal justice system. More information...
The master's program prepares students for leadership roles in police, corrections, and justice areas. More information...
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Educational Diagnostician

The educational diagnostician Graduate Certificate (G.C.) prepares certified teachers to work in pupil appraisal and similar roles. The coursework required satisifies the Louisiana Department of Education's coursework requirements for an add-on endorsement; however, additional requirements beyond coursework may exist to earn the add-on endorsement. More information...
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Family and Child Studies

The Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a concentration in family and child studies introduces students to the dynamics of the family unit, including the social, emotional, and psychological factors that impact interactions among adults and children. Graduates are prepared to serve in advocacy, support, social services, and similar roles where support services for families and/or children are provided. More information...
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Family Nurse Practitioner

Two Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) credentials are offered. A student may earn the M.S.N. with an FNP concentration, or he/she may earn the Post-Master's Certificate (P.M.C.) if he/she already holds a master's degree. More information...

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The Bachelor of Science program in management provides a comprehensive business education and prepares students to serve as leaders in today's evolving business settings. Students will acquire skills within the disciplines of accounting, business administration, economics, finance, management, and marketing. More information...

IV in focus with nurse in backgroundNursing (RN to B.S.N.)

The RN to B.S.N. program permits associate-degreed Registered Nurses to earn the B.S.N. in, roughly, less than two years, depending upon what coursework was completed prior to entering the program. More information...
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Nursing Case Management

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.) in nursing case management offers foundational knowledge related to the practice of case management. It does not provide practice hours to meet national certification requirements, however. Students will be exposed to the different aspects of case management. More information...
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Nurse Educator

The M.S.N. offers a nurse educator concentration. Students pursuing this concentration are interested in and preparing to serve in roles where they are responsible for teaching in and/or directing nursing education programs where individuals are being prepared to work as professional nurses. More information...
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Nurse Executive

The M.S.N. offers a nurse executive concentration. Students pursuing this concentration are interested in administration within settings where nursing services are provided. The program prepares them to understand the dynamics and strategies of managing people and programs within healthcare environments. More information...

Nurse preparing IV dosagePsychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Two Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) credentials are offered. A student may earn the M.S.N. with an PMHNP concentration, or he/she may earn the Post-Master's Certificate (P.M.C.) if he/she already holds a master's degree. More information...
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Psychology

The Bachelor of Science program in psychology introduces students to the major sub-disciplines within psychology and prepares them for both advanced, graduate study and careers within social science fields. More information...

Teacher and student reading at deskReading Specialist

The reading specialist Graduate Certificate (G.C.) prepares certified teachers to work in reading intervention or similiar positions in school-based or district-level positions. The coursework required satisifies the Louisiana Department of Education's coursework requirements for an add-on endorsement; however, additional requirements beyond coursework may exist to earn the add-on endorsement. More information...

Stack of books in foreground with blurred shelves in backgroundSchool Librarian

The school librarian Post Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.) prepares individuals to work as librarians, focusing on school librarianship. The coursework required satisifies the Louisiana Department of Education's coursework requirements for an add-on endorsement; however, additional requirements beyond coursework may exist to earn the add-on endorsement. More information...

Globe being held my several hands extended upwardSociology

Bachelor of Arts in sociology graduates acquire a liberal arts background and a specialized understanding of human social behavior. They are well-prepared for professional employment and further graduate training in law, business, community planning, architecture, medicine, politics, or other disciplines. More information...

Partial world map with programming code across top and bottomStrategic and Global Communication

The Bachelor of Arts in organizational leadership with a concentration in strategic and global communication is a consortium program among all universities in the University of Louisiana System. This program is designed to prepare graduates to understand the dynamics of 21st Century organizations and how to formulate communication and communication structures within and outside the organization. Graduates are prepared for roles in public relations and related fields in private or public/governmental settings. More information...