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OLHCC - A Top College for Teacher Education

December 06 , 2013

Education Department Accolades


Our Lady of Holy Cross College has been recognized as a top college for teacher education. The Online College Database's new ranking, "Top Colleges in Louisiana Shaping the Next Generation," honors the post-secondary institutions in the state that graduated the most education and teaching professionals in 2012. You can view our college's rank on the following page:

Congratulations to Dr. Sullivan, Chair and the entire Education Department


Master's in Education Tuition is 50% Off

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Learn More About The Program

Contact:  Dr. Lisa Sullivan 504-398-2141 or

      Dr. Cleveland Hill 504-398-2184

Our Lady of Holy Cross College now offers tuition discounts of 50 percent to classroom teachers pursuing a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership

Decide today to enhance your future!   Registration for spring classes starts January 14, 2014. 

If you've already earned your master's degree, spread the word at your school.  This exciting promotion, exclusively for classroom teachers, makes it possible for talented educators to enhance their careers and effectiveness.  

Chances are you know and respect teachers and administrators who earned their degrees at Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Teachers who earn their Master's Degree in Education program can take the next step in developing their careers in administration.  Our Lady of Holy Cross College is known for excellence in education and personal attention to students. 

Our graduate programs are designed for working professionals seeking to enhance their careers.   Simply put, Our Lady of Holy Cross College offers all the qualities--excellence, affordability, convenience, talented faculty, personal attention--teachers seek when they consider graduate education.

This program in Educational Leadership allows state-certified teachers to apply for certification as a Level I Educational Leader.  This certification qualifies teachers to serve as a school principal or assistant principal or a district level administrator (supervisor through assistant superintendent). The goal is to give educational leaders the knowledge and skills to improve student learning by improving the teaching and learning process in schools.

The philosophy of the Graduate Education program is to nurture students into self-developing, competent professionals who can contribute to their community both personally and professionally.

To carry out this philosophy, the program emphasizes the whole person's development in areas of cognitive, intrapersonal, and interpersonal skills to live responsibly, respect individuality, and seek truth and peace, and foster justice in society. The philosophy of the whole person's development is stressed in the Education Department's Conceptual Framework which is "Developing Reflective Stewards: Educating the Mind and Heart and Providing Experiential Service." 

The Graduate Education Program implements its philosophy and conceptual framework through objectives that focus on improving candidates' knowledge, skills, and dispositions.


Graduate Education Handbook (PDF)