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Helping You Continue Your Education

Thank you for visiting Louisiana Baptist University. We want to help you fulfill your educational goals. Complete the inventory below to begin the process of charting a course that works best for you.

Leader in distance education since 1973

LBU offers 100% online degree plans that are designed to work with your schedule.  This allows students to balance life, work, family, and church while pursuing their degree anywhere in the world.
LBU not only offers not only affordable undergraduate tuition but also an interest-free payment plan with monthly payments.  This plan allows all LBU students to graduate DEBT FREE!
LBU offers instruction from seasoned faculty, advisors, and mentors that hold doctorates and advanced degrees in their respective areas of expertise. LBU has excelled in distance education and online learning for decades.

Online Undergraduate

Louisiana Baptist University’s Online Undergraduate Programs include Certificates; an associate degree in Biblical Studies; and bachelor’s degrees in Biblical Studies, Christian Counseling, Communication, and Education. These degrees are offered in both English and Spanish.

Courses can be taken by Independent Study or as E-Campus Live Online Courses. Independent Study Courses are made available online to be completed at the student’s convenience. Academic advisors guide each student through the course. These courses can begin and end at any time. E-Campus Live Online Courses taught either on our campus or remotely on Microsoft Teams. These courses require weekly online attendance at a set time. We offer these courses during the traditional fall, spring, and summer semesters.

On-Campus Undergraduate

Traditional classroom courses attended by Shreveport area students. We offer these courses during the traditional fall, spring, and summer semesters.

LBU also offers in-person seminars. Traditional classroom courses are conducted in one week on our Shreveport campus. Students complete assignments before the seminar and after the seminar. The one-week format allows students anywhere in the world to join us for traditional on-campus education. We offer these courses during the traditional fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Master’s & Doctoral

The master’s degree provides specialized education at a higher level than the traditional college curriculum. Like all our programs, you can complete the master’s degree at your own pace from anywhere in the world.   We offer master’s degrees in counseling, communication, and education. We also offer the master’s degree delivered entirely in Español. The Seminary offers four master’s degrees that specialize in Bible, theology, or ministry. 

The doctoral degree provides the highest level of specialized education. Some doctoral degrees emphasize ministry and practice while others emphasize academics and research. All our doctoral programs can be completed at your own pace from anywhere in the world.   We offer the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in counseling, leadership, and education. We also offer the doctoral degree delivered entirely in Español. The Seminary offers the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). 

Certificate & Training

The certificate provides a foundational education in Bible and theology or in a ministry field. You will study college-level courses in a program designed for Christian laymen, and you can complete each course at your own pace from anywhere in the world. The ten-course program will increase your capacity to study Scripture, to share the Gospel, and to minister within your church.

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Certificate &
Training Programs

Dr. Jeff Price

Bible & Director of Latin America

Jeff Price serves as the Dean of the Bible Department and the Latin America Director at Louisiana Baptist University. With over two decades of missionary experience alongside his wife, Sandra, he has worked extensively in American Samoa and Bolivia. Since 2018, Jeff has been the Latin America Director for Baptist International Outreach, collaborating with missionaries across numerous Latin American regions. His passion lies in equipping pastors both in the United States and abroad, empowering them to lead their congregations in spreading the Gospel. Jeff plays an active and personal role in church ministries in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Uruguay, striving to advance the work of The Great Commission. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, in 1997, and holds a Master of Arts, Master of Divinity, and Master of Sacred Theology from Liberty University.