Lamar University

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
MED in Educ Administration
MED in Educ Tech Leadership
MED in School Counseling
MED in Teacher Leadership
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

LU Online's mission is to provide alternative avenues of access for those wanting to continue their educational goals. Online courses and degree programs offered through the Center for Distance Education and the Center for Academic Partnerships are tailored to meet the dynamic schedules and commitments of adult learners in the workforce. LU Online meets the emerging needs of today's learner with quality, affordable, dynamic courses, and degree programs for a global society.

School type Public
Grad programs NCATE accredited Yes
Grad programs TEAC accredited No
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Advanced degree programs offered
Education Specialist N/A
Ph.D. N/A
Ed.D. Yes
Online master's in education degree programs 4
Concentrations offered
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Educational Psychology
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track Yes
Administration track Yes
Research/Policy track N/A

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 128

Faculty

Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 59 full-time; 21 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 93% full-time; 76% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 58
Average experience teaching online courses 4 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 12 full-time

Class Size

Average class size 43
Maximum class size N/A

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Can earn degree entirely abroad N/A
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students No
Collaboration among online and campus students No instructor preference
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus All
Same curricula for online and campus students All

Retention

One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates

Graduation

Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 2.0 years
Program target time to graduate 1.5 years
Required time to earn degree N/A

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