Majors and Degrees


The university has been nationally recognized for the quality of its core curriculum and the diversity of its student body. Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio allow students to build meaningful relationships with expert faculty who truly care about their success. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Certificate Programs

College of Education and Human Development: Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration, Graduate Certificate in Technology Applications, Graduate Professional Program of Study for the Superintendency

College of Business: Certificate in ERP, Certificate in Leadership

Italicized degrees are available entirely online.

Honors College

LU’s excellent Honors College allows high-achieving students to enhance their educational experience. The Honors College provides enriched core curriculum courses, interdisciplinary seminars and independent research opportunities. Honors students have access to additional scholarships, specialized advisement, and honors housing in the Cardinal Village residence halls. To be eligible for the Honors College, entering freshmen should rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class or have a minimum 1200 SAT score or 27 ACT score. Current and transfer students applying for the Honors College should have a minimum 3.5 grade point average. For more information, visit the Honors College website at

Student Advising and Retention Services (STARS)

LU’s Student Advising and Retention Services (STARS) offers several free programs to help students succeed in achieving their academic, personal and professional goals. Programs include tutoring, supplemental instruction, mentoring, workshops, advising and learning communities. Visit the STARS website to learn more.