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Online Bachelor or Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development Degree

There are ways to earn college credit from past experiences. LSU Online helps our learners achieve their goals through the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program, which is designed to award credit for military or work training without you needing to take any additional steps. By applying these credits, you can save both time and money as there will be less coursework to complete. See below for a detailed list of PLA certifications to see which ones you qualify for. Certifications may be eligible for 3-6 credits depending on the courses listed.

See the Potential Credits You May Qualify for Below

Professional


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Association for Talent Development (ATD)

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7025- Advanced Adult Learning Theory and Practice | 3 Credits
OR
LHRD7577 - Training and Development in Organizations | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Talent Management Institute (TMI)

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD7002 - Perspectives on Leadership and Human Resource Development | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits
LHRD 7577 | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits
LHRD 7577 | 3 Credits

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Project Management

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

LSU Online MicroCred®

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7002 | 3 Credits

Professional Development Certificate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Business Process Management (BPM) Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 3571 - Needs Analysis in Human Resource Development | 3 Credits

Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 7571 - Performance & Needs Analysis in Human Resource Development | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 3571 - Needs Analysis in Human Resource Development | 3 Credits

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 6 Credits

American Marketing Association Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Quality Matters Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
Elective | 3 Credits

Military


Army

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Navy

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Air Force

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Marine Corps

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development
LHRD 2723 - Introduction to Leadership Development | 3 Credits
LHRD 3723 - Leadership Concepts and Principles | 3 Credits

During the application process, please notify your Enrollment Concierge if any of these apply, and they will guide you through the evaluation process. Meeting the requirements for PLA does not guarantee admission to LSU Online. Ask your Concierge about specific admission requirements. They can be reached at 833-280-5634 or lsuonline@lsu.edu.