College of Science, Technology and Business

Dr. Austin Temple, Dean and Professor of Mathematics
(318) 357-6699

School of Business
Contact: Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, Director, School of Business
(318) 357-5161
Kilcoyne@nsula.edu

Contact: Dr. Mark Thompson, Coordinator, Computer Information Systems
(318) 357-5751
thompsonm@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    Minor available in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Concentrations available in Finance, Management, and Marketing
    Minor available in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
    Concentrations available in Application Development, Network Security Analysis

Department of Mathematics and Engineering Technology
Contact: Dr. Frank Serio, Department Head
(318) 357-4308
Serio@nsula.edu

Contact: Bobby Nowlin, Coordinator of Engineering Technology
(318) 357-6751
Nowlin@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
    Concentration Available in Healthcare Informatics
    Minor available in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology
    Concentrations available in Biomedical and Electronics
    Minors available in Computer Information Systems, Industrial Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Contact: Dr. Patricia Pierson, Department Head
(318) 357-5587
Pierson_p@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences
    Concentrations available in consumer services, nutrition and food systems management, child development and family relations
    Minors available in family and consumer sciences, child development and family relations, culinary arts
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management and Tourism
    Concentrations available in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Services, Travel and Tourism
    Minor available in Hospitality Management and Tourism

Department of Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences
Contact: Dr. Zafer Hatahet, Department Head
(318) 357-6514
Hatahetz@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Science
  • Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
    Concentrations available in Bioinformatics, Biomedical, Clinical Laboratory Science, Forensic Science, Natural Science, Veterinary Technology
    Minors available in Biology, Microbiology, Wildlife Management

 College of Education and Human Development

Dr. Vickie Gentry, Dean and Professor of Health and Human Performance
(318) 357-6288

Department of Teaching and Learning
Contact: Dr. Kimberly McAlister, Department Head
(318) 357-5553
Mcalisterk@nsula.edu
 

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Grades 6–12
    Concentrations in Biology Education, Business Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, and Social Studies Education
  • Concentration in Biology Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology Education
  • Concentration in Business Education
  • Concentration in English Education
  • Concentration in Mathematics Education
  • Concentration in Social Studies Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Grades Pre-K–3
  • Bachelor of Music Education in Instrumental Music Education, Grades K–12
  • Bachelor of Music Education in Vocal Music Education, Grades K–12
  • Bachelor of Music Education in Vocal and Instrumental Music Education, Grades K–12
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Grades 1–5
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education, Grades PK–3
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education, Grades 1–5
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education & Special Education, Mild/Moderate
    Grades 1-5
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle School Education, Grades 4–8
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle School Education & Special Education, Mild/Moderate
    Grades 4-8
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education, Grades 6–12
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education & Special Education, Mild/Moderate
    Grades 6-12
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
    Concentrations available in English Education, Professional Teaching Standards for the Teacher Leader, Reading, School Librarian, Transition to Teaching
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Education, Grades PK-3
  • Master of Education in Special Education
    Concentrations available in Gifted Education, Early Intervention, Elementary (grades 1-5) Mild/Moderate, Middle School (grades 4-8) Mild/Moderate, and Secondary (grades 6-12) Mild/Moderate

Department of Educational Leadership and Technology
Contact: Dr. Paula Furr, Department Head
(318) 357-5518
Furrp@nsula.edu
 

  • Master of Arts in Adult Education
    Concentrations in Continuing Education, Homeland Security, Technology Management
  • Master of Arts in Counseling
  • Concentrations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Leadership
  • Alternate Path Add-On Certification for certified teachers with master's in another field
  • Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership
  • Concentrations in Educational Technology Leadership for K-12 Teaching and Learning and Workforce Development (for non-certified educators)
  • Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership & Instruction
    Concentrations available in Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Special Education

Department of Health and Human Performance
Contact: Dr. John Dollar, Department Head
(318) 357-5126
Dollarj@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science
    Concentration available in Health Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, grades K-12
  • Master of Science in Health and Human Performance
    Concentrations available in Health Promotion, Physical Education, Sport Administration

 College of Nursing and Allied Health

Dr. Dana Clawson, Interim Dean and Associate Professor of Nursing
(318) 677-3100

Nursing
Contact: Dr. Pamela Simmons
(318) 677-3100
Simmonsp@nsula.edu

  • Associate of Science in Nursing
  • LPN to ASN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    Concentrations available in primary care nurse practitioner, adult nursing, critical care nursing of the adult, family nurse practitioner, maternal child and family nursing, primary care pediatric nurse practitioner and women’s health nurse practitioner. Role focus as educator, administrator, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioner available.
  • Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing

Allied Health
Contact: Dr. Laura Aaron
(318) 677-3072
Carwilel@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science
  • Master of Science in Radiologic Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health
  • RT to BSRS


 College of Arts, Letters, Graduate Studies and Research

Dr. Steve Horton, Dean and Professor of Education
(318) 357-5851

Louisiana Scholars’ College
Contact: Dr. Curt Phifer, Interim Director
(318) 357-4577
phifer@nsula.edu
 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
    Concentrations available in Fine and Performing Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities and Social Thought, Philosophy, Politics, and the Law, and Scientific Inquiry.
    Minors available in Liberal Arts, and Philosophy
    Joint majors available in Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Electrical Engineering Technology, Elementary Education, English, Fine and Graphic Arts, Health and Exercise Science, History, Industrial Engineering Technology, Music, Music Education, Nursing, Psychology, Secondary Education (Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Sciences), Theatre, and Unified Public Safety Administration.

Liberal Arts
Contact: Dr. Steve Horton

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts (traditional and on-line delivery options available)
    Concentrations available in Entertainment Technology, Ethnoarchaeology, Fine and Performing Arts, Foreign Language, Geography, Humanities and Social Thought, International Relations, Scientific Inquiry, and Social Issues.
    Minors available in Anthropology and Geography

General Studies
Contact: Steve Hicks, Executive Director, Academic and Career Engagement Center
(318) 357-6950
Hickss@nsula.edu

  • Associate of General Studies (traditional and on-line delivery options available)
    Concentration available in Child Development
  • Bachelor of General Studies (traditional and on-line delivery options available)
    Concentrations available in Arts and Communication, Computer and Natural Science, Creole Studies, Professional Studies, and Social Science.

Department of Psychology
Contact: Dr. Susan Barnett, Department Head
(318) 357-6594
Barnetts@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (traditional and on-line delivery options available)
    Concentrations available in Substance Abuse and Prevention Specialist
    Minor available in Psychology
  • Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Department of Language and Communication
Contact: Dr. Sarah McFarland, Department Head
(318) 357-6272
Mcfarlands@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Arts in English
    Concentrations available in Literature, Professional Writing, Folklife/Southern Culture, and Film Studies
    Minors available in English, Foreign Language and Spanish
  • Master of Arts in English (traditional and electronic delivery options available)
    Concentrations available in Literature, Folklife/Southern Culture, Writing and Linguistics, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts
Contact: Greg Handel, Director
(318) 357-4522
Brent@nsula.edu

Fine and Graphic Arts
Contact: Dr. Matt DeFord, Coordinator
(318) 357-6560
Defordm@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine and Graphic Arts
    Concentrations available in Graphic Communication and Studio Art
    Minors available in Art and Photography
  • Master of Arts in Art (traditional and electronic delivery options available)

Music
Contact: Malena McLaren, Coordinator
(318) 357-5755
Allen_b@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Music in Music
    Concentrations available in Performance and Sacred Music
    Concentration in Music Business
    Minors available in Music Performance and Music Theory
  • Master of Music in Music
    Concentrations available in Music Education and Performance

Theatre
Contact: Scott Burrell
(318) 357-6891
Nfburrellc@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Science in Theatre
    Concentrations available in Dance Performance, Design/Technology, Musical Theatre Performance and Performance/Directing
    Minors available in Dance and Theatre

Department of Social Work
Contact: Dr. Wade M. Tyler, LCSW-BACS, ACSW, Department Head
(318) 357-5493
tyler@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Social Work

Department of Criminal Justice, History, and Social Sciences
Contact: Joe Morris
(318) 357-5499
Morrisj@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (traditional and online delivery options available)
    Minor available in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Unified Public Safety Administration (traditional and online delivery options available)
    Concentrations available in Law Enforcement Administration, Fire and
    Emergency Medical Services Administration and Emergency Management Administration
  • Master of Science in Homeland Security (on-line degree program)

Social Sciences
Contact: Dr. William Housel
(318) 357-4345
Houselw@nsula.edu

  • Bachelor of Arts in History
    Minors available in History, Creole Studies, Anthropology, Geography and Social Sciences