A Message from the
Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is an
independent, private Catholic College founded by the Franciscan
Missionaries of Our Lady. Over 2,000 students participate in
this student-centered academic community, which promotes a
holistic approach to student growth and development. We strive
to engage each of our students in the pursuit of academic
excellence and to instill in them a concern for the needs of
society. At the same time, we give them the personal attention
of the college faculty, administration, and staff.
Our Lady of the Lake College is a diversified institution of
higher education made up of two academic schools and a Health
Career Institute. The two academic schools are the School of
Arts, Sciences and Health Professions and the School of Nursing.
The School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions offers
baccalaureate degrees in biology, behavioral science, clinical
laboratory sciences, forensic science, gerontology, health
sciences, health service administration and human medicine;
and, in addition, offers associate degrees in arts and sciences,
long-term care administration, physical therapist assisting,
radiologic technology, respiratory therapy and surgical
technology. The School of Arts, Sciences and Health Professions
also offers a Master of Science degree in physician associate
studies. The School of Nursing offers the following degrees:
associate and accelerated associate degreed in nursing;
Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science degree in nursing;
masterís degrees in nursing and nurse anesthesia; and Licensed
Practical Nurse to Associate of Science in nursing.
The Health Career Institute offers several certificate
programs, as well as continuing education for the health care
community. The certificate programs include phlebotomy,
certified nursing assistant, license practical nurse, pharmacy
technology, patient service coordinator and complementary
The College provides an environment that anticipates,
recognizes and is responsive to students' needs in promoting
academic achievement and student learning. Student services,
academic support services, student development and a wide range
of administrative departments and services are offered to assist
students in achieving their educational goals.
For individuals interested in a private
college environment characterized by personal attention, a quest
for academic excellence and a commitment to improving society,
Our Lady of the Lake College invites you to join us on our
exciting educational journey. Let us know how Our Lady of the
Lake College can help you achieve your personal dreams.
Sandra S. Harper
Board Of Trustees
Sister Penny Prophit, o.s.f., Ph.D., (Chair)
Margo M. Abadie, Ph.D, M.S.W, L.C.S.W.
William E. Balhoff, CPA, CFE
Frank Campbell, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Very Rev. Paul Counce, J.C.L., M.C.L.
Charles Freeburgh, BS
Judge Luke A. LaVergne, J.D.,
Sister Betty Lyons, o.s.f.
Ginger Miller, RN,
Hermann Moyse, III, M.S.W.
Steve Nathanson, BS
Michael Rolfson, M.D., FACP
K. Scott Wester, FACHE
Karen Williams, M.D., (Vice-chair)
Sandra Harper, Ph.D.