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What course do you need today?

ODLhighlight2 The credit you need, when you need it. Start a fully online college course anytime. Complete in as little as 4 weeks—or take up to 6 months. No admission to LSU required. Apply credit toward your degree or professional goals.

At LSU Distance Learning Programs, we specialize in online courses and programs that meet the needs of college students and working professionals.

Use Online Distance Learning courses to:

    • resolve schedule conflicts
    • get the college credit you need to meet your professional goals 
    • meet general education requirements and satisfy prerequisites
    • stay on track when you have to meet a deadline that can't wait until next semester

No-hassle enrollment means you can enroll in one or multiple courses to suit your needs and schedule. 

    • no application for admission to LSU
    • no transcripts of prior college course work are required 
    • learn at your own pace with no class meetings
    • complete course requirements 
    • if you're already an LSU student, you need the approval of your college 
    • you must satisfy course prerequisites to enroll

Best of all, Distance Learning courses allow you to earn credit on your schedule, whenever you need to start and wherever you need to study. Complete the entire course, including exams, anytime and anywhere.  


Find the course you need today!

Select the subject and course in the DL course listing. Costs and enrollment details are listed on the details page for each course.

LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. See full accreditation statement. LSU is also a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), which provides comparable interstate standards for distance education courses and programs, and enables LSU to provide courses to students outside the state of Louisiana.