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We are proud to provide a variety of programs at the associate degree, baccalaureate degree, and graduate degree levels that prepare our graduates to pursue employment in a wide range of health care settings or to seek advanced degree opportunities.

Dean’s Message

Welcome to the School of Arts & Sciences ! We are a diverse yet inclusive community of scholars and learners who take pride in educating and forming Franciscan servant leaders, integrated thinkers, faith-filled citizens and highly skilled professionals.

Whether you are taking pre-clinical coursework or declaring one of our majors, our School is committed to providing an environment that optimizes learning achievement and instills students with a sense of vocation.

We have small online and onsite classes to students from all walks of life and offer Bachelor's programs including Biology, Business, Great Books, Health Sciences, Psychology, and Theology that can serve as pathways to successful careers in healthcare and beyond. Our 100% online Master's in Health Administration program can help prepare students for leadership in a variety of healthcare settings. We also offer certificate programs in Applied Behavior Analysis, Catholic Theology and Catechesis, Forensic Science, and Population Health.

Dixie P. Gautreaux, PhD

Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Our Vision

The School of Arts & Sciences seeks to serve as a premier academic hub for facilitating student learning and vocational awareness. This will be accomplished by maintaining relevant, rigorous program offerings, superior learning spaces, highly-qualified faculty, extensive service learning, research and internship/shadowing opportunities, all under the auspice of the Catholic Franciscan intellectual tradition.

Recent News

  • FranU announces 2023 FMOL Sisters Graduate Scholarship recipients

    With support from the Louisiana State Board of Regents and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, FranU is proud to announce the 2020 FMOL Sisters Graduate Scholarship recipients.

    Named for our founders—the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady—these scholarships were awarded to exemplary graduate students to help offset their educational expenses.

  • Spring 2022 Honor Roll

    Congratulations to our students who made the Spring 2022 semester Dean's and President’s lists for outstanding academic work.

  • Fall 2021 Honor Roll

    Congratulations to our students who made the Fall 2021 semester Deans’ and President’s lists for outstanding academic work.