Program Overview

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Medical College offers a Human Services Certificate which gives students the opportunity to further their skills in the human services career field. The Human Services Certificate provides students with basic tools to assist those already working in the field and who plan to enter. Students enrolled in this program might find employment in settings such as government, medical, non-profit, and various other human service agencies. Some of the required courses include Introduction to Psychology, Personal and Community Health Problems, and Current Social Problems. Students may choose from the following electives: Child’s Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Marriage and Family, or Criminology. All courses are available online through LSU’s distance learning program. This allows students to have a flexible experience while working towards their degree.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    A high school diploma or GED required.

    School Overview

    Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, most commonly referred to as Louisiana State University (LSU), is a four-year public school located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Colonel William Tecumseh Sherman established the school in 1853 in Pineville, Louisiana. LSU is the flagship institution of the Louisiana State University System and is noted for its extensive research facilities, operating about 800 sponsored research projects.

    Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees from the following colleges and schools:

    • E.J. Ourso College of Business
    • College of Agriculture
    • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • College of Art and Design
    • College of Human Sciences and Education
    • College of Science
    • College of Engineering
    • College of the Coast and Environment
    • Manship School of Mass Communication
    • College of Music and Dramatic Arts
    • University College

    Undergraduates can benefit from online courses through the LSU Distance Learning Program. LSU Online currently offers the graduate degree programs and a professional certificates completely online.


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