School of Graduate Studies


I would like to welcome you to the LSUHSC-NO School of Graduate Studies. We offer graduate programs leading to the doctoral degree in seven areas.

  1. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  2. Cell Biology and Anatomy
  3. Genetics  
  4. Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
  5. Neuroscience
  6. Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  7. Physiology

 We also offer a two-year Master's degree program in Biomedical Sciences

 We offer two additional unique programs for graduate students.

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies- a one year integrated curriculum for students prior to choosing a specific program leading to the doctoral degree
  2. MD/PhD Program - a joint degree program in medicine and graduate studies

Please explore our website and discover our wide range of educational opportunities and scientific endeavors. The video Experience LSUHSC features the individuals that help create our environment of excellence. Information about the administration and history of the School of Graduate Studies is found in the LSUHSC-NO Catalog/Bulletin. For more information, contact us at 504.568.2211.

More information about careers in Medical Research is located on the website of the American Association of Medical Colleges.

Joseph M. Moerschbaecher, III, PhD, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies




We proudly promote Interprofessional Education (IPE) learning and  activities at LSUHSC. IPE occurs when learners from two or more professions learn about, from and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes. 


Interprofessional Education