The content on these pages is designed for use by LSUHSC-New Orleans sponsored students, exchange visitors and employees. It is not intended to constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for legal counsel.
Prospective International Students
LSU HSC New Orleans houses six schools offering various degree, certificate and training programs, as outlined in our most recent General Catalog.
Foreign nationals may receive immigration related sponsorship for the following schools/programs:
All degree programs in the School of Public Health (except the BSPH program, which is fully online)
All degree programs in the School of Graduate Studies
All degree programs in the School of Nursing (except for students at the Shreveport instructional site)
All degree programs in the School of Allied Health (does not include certificate programs)
Graduate Residency programs in the School of Medicine (Requires J-1 sponsorship by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates OR other appropriate work authorization. See CM-39 for additional details.)
Advanced Dental Education and Dental Residency programs in the School of Dentistry
More details about studying as a foreign national in the United States can be found by choosing one of the options below.