School of Medicine

Welcome to LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine Student Admissions

It is a great time to be considering a career in medicine, and LSU Health Shreveport is a great place to pursue your goal. A mature institution, our health sciences center comprises a School of Medicine, a School of Graduate Studies, and a School of Allied Health Professions.

About Admissions

The School of Medicine offers a four-year, modern learning curriculum leading to the MD degree, but other degree options are available to address specific interests of students. The pages in this website and its links contain a wealth of information for prospective students. We understand that the process of applying to medical school can be overwhelming, and we have tried to anticipate and address as many questions as possible. However, if you have questions or concerns not addressed here, please feel free to ask our help.

We are dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Click here to read the LSUHS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement.

Enjoy this guided tour of our School of Medicine!



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