Graduate Areas of Study
Pursuing an advanced business degree at LSU delivers better career opportunities and boosts earning potential. These degrees provide desirable leadership skills and specialized training in-demand business disciplines. For doctoral students, it means achieving the highest mark of academic achievement in their chosen field.
Ourso graduate students have access to world-class faculty instruction, state-of-the-art facilities, a team of professional development and career advisors, and an extensive, flexible range of curricula.
Ultimately, our master's and PhD students graduate with the strategic tools to take on challenges at the highest levels of business organizations.
There are unlimited reasons for pursuing a master’s degree, and no one is limited to just one. An advanced degree from the Ourso College will equip you to start a new career, acquire new skills, improve personal marketability, launch an entrepreneurial project, and extend global reach.
Online Master's Programs
Earn an LSU business degree—learning from the same faculty teaching the on-campus courses—from anywhere in the world. When you graduate, your diploma is the same LSU diploma on-campus students receive. The online undergraduate programs are offered by the E. J. Ourso College of Business and LSU Online.
Students in our research-oriented PhD programs develop skills needed to conduct rigorous research and teach at the university level. Many of our graduates pursue academic careers where there is a growing demand for business faculty. However, employment opportunities are not limited to academia. Our PhD alumni often find rewarding careers as executives in governmental agencies and prominent corporations. No matter your goal, a PhD is a noteworthy qualification that will open many doors.
Explore the PhD Programs
Our faculty and PhD students work collaboratively to produce pioneering research that advances knowledge in their respective fields and supports the local economy and beyond. Let's discover together.