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Why Summer Courses Through LSU Online Are Perfect for Working Professionals

Newsroom | Online Student Info April 11, 2023
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As a working professional, it can be tough to further your education while balancing a career and personal life. However, summer courses can be a great way to take professional development programs, start working toward a degree, get ahead, or catch up on courses. LSU Online & Continuing Education offers several summer classes that are ideal for busy individuals looking to get ahead in school, enhance their skills, advance their careers, or pursue new job opportunities.  
Learn why LSU Online’s courses are the perfect way to make the most of your summer!

Flexibility & Convenience of Online Classes 

One of the main benefits of taking summer courses through LSU Online is the flexibility it provides. Online courses allow students to take classes on their schedules from anywhere with an internet connection. Such a design is perfect for those working or traveling over the summer. Students can log in and complete coursework at their convenience: early in the morning, during lunch breaks, or late at night. This flexibility is particularly helpful for working professionals who may struggle to commit to a traditional classroom schedule. 

Catch Up, Stay on Track, or Get Ahead 

Our summer courses are perfect for working professionals who want to catch up, stay on track, or get ahead on their path to graduation. By taking some of your required classes online during the summer, you can move through your degree plan faster without too much interruption to your summer plans. Fun fact: LSU students who take a summer course are 2x more likely to graduate in four years than those who do not!  

Take Just One Course 

Is there a particular course you would like to take individually? Maybe you want to focus on a challenging physics class without the pressure of a full course load or brush up on your Spanish-speaking skills for an upcoming trip. Taking a summer course through LSU Online can offer you the flexibility to learn on your schedule while helping you give the class the attention it needs. 
LSU Online offers access to several single online courses for college credit. Any student can enroll in these classes at any time and complete coursework from anywhere. 

Professional Development Opportunities 

We offer a variety of professional development courses during the summer that can help working professionals advance their careers. Many of our programs teach skills that are in high demand in today's job market, such as technology, project management, and leadership. These summer courses can be particularly beneficial for working professionals who have a little extra time in the summer. By taking summer courses that teach in-demand skills, professionals can strategically use their time to prepare themselves for new career opportunities and higher salaries.

LSU Online Summer Course Offerings 

LSU Online provides access to a wide range of courses during the summer term that are perfect for working professionals. Some of the course topics include: 

  • Project Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Wellness and Public Health
  • Technical Writing
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Women and Literature 
  • And more!  

These are just a sample of the offerings available through LSU Online during the summer term. Discover more of our online courses here
Whether you want to enhance your skills in your current field or pursue new career opportunities, our summer courses can help prepare you to achieve your goals. Connect with our student support team to learn more, or enroll today! 

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  • What program meets your academic and career goals
  • Financial aid options (employer funding, military benefits)
  • Receiving credit for past education (transfer, professional development)
  • The admissions process and timeline
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