Louisiana Psychology Programs
(found 22 schools)

Listed below are all of the accredited schools in Louisiana that offer Psychology degree programs.

Overview

In Louisiana, students earning their bachelor’s degree in psychology will typically need to complete at least 120 credit hours at an accredited university. The coursework focuses on general psychology but will also include courses such as abnormal psychology and core classes such as those focusing on history and math. If you plan on continuing your education in psychology, you will need to apply to a graduate school and be accepted after graduating.

Regardless of where you are starting, you can find all of the psychology programs in Louisiana listed below. We recommend contacting as many schools as you can to get detailed program information before making a decision about which school to attend.

Psychology Education in Louisiana

Students earning a master’s degree in psychology in Louisiana have the option to choose a focus for their studies. Examples include clinical psychology, counseling and industrial and organizational psychology. Choosing a focus for your master’s degree is ideal if you are expecting to continue your education to earn a master’s. Coursework at this level will include research, applying the principles learned in the classroom and learning to enhance the mental wellness of people of all ages and backgrounds.

You will need to have a doctorate degree to practice as a psychologist within the state of Louisiana. A doctorate degree often includes working as an assistant in a research or teaching position for at least twenty hours a week. Your coursework will include learning about development, personality and diversity. Overall, you will need to complete approximately 115 credit hours to earn your doctorate degree.

Licensing Requirements for Psychology Graduates in Louisiana

In order to practice as a psychologist in Louisiana, you will need to be licensed through the state. The state licensing board, the Louisiana State Board of Examiners, is the organization in charge of issuing licenses within the state. In order to be approved for a license, you need to be 21 years of age, live in the state of Louisiana and have a doctorate degree in psychology.

After applying and having a standard background check and verification, you will need to take the oral and written exams in order to receive your license. You can apply for your license if you still have postdoctoral work to complete as long as you have earned your degree at the time of the application.

Outlook for Psychology in Louisiana

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in psychology can work in a wide variety of occupations. Your career options include social work, working in executive positions, working in schools or other community organizations and working in the health care industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2013 the annual income of psychologists in Louisiana is $83,220. Psychologists with a doctorate in psychology often earn on the higher end of the pay scale and may have more opportunities in a diverse range of industries. Highly specialized psychology degrees, such as those in research, allow you to work in universities and colleges around the nation if you aren't interested in clinical psychology or counseling.

Contact those schools you find on our site to learn more about your options for getting your psychology degree in Louisiana. There are a wide variety of options available, with diverse career possibilities as a result.

Louisiana Psychology Schools

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Centenary College of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Dillard University (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Grambling State University (Grambling, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Master of Science in Devlopmental Education - Guidance & Counseling
Louisiana College (Pineville, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Major in Psychology
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Biological
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Clinical
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Cognitive/Developmental
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational
Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology
Educational Specialist in Counseling
Master of Arts in Education - Community Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling
Louisiana State University at Alexandria (Alexandria, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Louisiana State University-Shreveport (Shreveport, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Education - Certificate in Ancillary Counseling
Master of Education - Certificate in School Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology
Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling & Guidance
Master of Arts in Counseling - General Counseling
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology - Educational Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - I/O Psychology: Orientation & Mobility
Master of Arts in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Loyola University New Orleans Online (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychological Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Pre-Health
Master of Pastoral Studies - Pastoral Care and Counseling (online)
Master of Pastoral Studies/Master of Science in Counseling - Pastoral Studies & Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Counseling - School Counseling
McNeese State University (Lake Charles, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - Addiction Treatment
Master of Arts in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis
Master of Arts in Psychology - Counseling Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology - General/Experimental Psychology
Master of Education in School Counseling
Nicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
Northwestern State University of Louisiana (Natchitoches, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Addictiction Studies
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
Our Lady of Holy Cross College (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Associate of Science in Addictions Counseling
Associate of Science in Juvenile Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Applied Behavioral Science
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Social Counseling
Master of Art in Counseling
Master of Art in Counseling - Community Counseling
Master of Art in Counseling - Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Art in Counseling - School Counseling
Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Certification in Marriage and Family Therapy
Certification in Play Therapy
Certification in School Counseling
Certification in Substance Abuse Counseling
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Education in Counselor Education
Master of Education in Counselor Education - Community Counseling
Master of Education in Counselor Education - Marriage and Family Therapy
Master of Education in Counselor Education - School Counseling
Master of Education in Counselor Education - Substance Abuse Counseling
Southern University and A & M College (Baton Rouge, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services
Master of Arts in Counselor Education
Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Southern University at New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Associate of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
MS in Psychology - Applied track with a thesis
MS in Psychology - Applied track without a thesis
MS in Psychology - General-Experimental
Master of Science in Counselor Education - Community Counseling
Master of Science in Counselor Education - Rehabilitation Counseling
Master of Science in Counselor Education - School Counseling
Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Psychology and Early Childhood Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Science - Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Science - Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Science - Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Science - Social Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology
The University of Louisiana at Monroe (Monroe, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
MA in Addiction Counseling
MA in Marriage & Family Therapy
MEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MEd in School Counseling
MS in Psychology - Experimental
MS in Psychology - Psychometrics
PhD in Marriage & Family Therapy (online)
Specialist in School Psychology
University of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Biopsychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Developmental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Counseling
Major in Psychology
Major in Rehabilitation Counseling
Master of Education in Counselor Education
Xavier University of Louisiana (New Orleans, LA)
School Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Programs Offered:
BS in Psychology
BS in Psychology - General Psychology
BS in Psychology - Psychology Premedical
MA in Community Counseling
MA in Counseling
MA in School Counseling