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Louisiana Tech University

College of Education

Ruston, LA

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Louisiana Tech University

Overview

Louisiana Tech University / College of Education is located in Ruston, LA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling and guidance Human services
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling and guidance Orientation and mobility
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction
(Graduate Certificate) Orientation and mobility
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling and guidance Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Early childhood education - PreK-3
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special education: visually impaired
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership
(Graduate Certificate) Teacher leader education
(Graduate Certificate) Visual impairments - blind education
(Graduate Certificate) Cyber education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Chemistry
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education English
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Business
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Biology
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Agriculture
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Elementary education and special education mild/moderate grades 1-5
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial/organizational psychology
(Graduate Certificate) Higher education administration
(Graduate Certificate) Rehabilitation teaching for the blind
(Graduate Certificate) Dynamics of domestic and family violence
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial/organizational psychology
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Middle school education Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

226
Applied
167
Accepted
60
Enrolled
74%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline September 1st June 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline February 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

463
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.46%
Black or African American 20.3%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 1.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 1.73%
Unknown 3.02%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 23
Male (13)
Female (38)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Blindness and the best methods for increasing independence for individuals who are blind or visually impaired; educating and investigating factors contributing to improvements in human performance across the lifespan and a reduction in injury rates during training
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,084,012

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3168
Ruston, LA  71272
United States
Contact Dr. Don Schillinger
Dean
Email: dschill@latech.edu
Phone: 318-257-3712