School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Counseling


The Department of Counseling at LSUHSC offers a Master of Health Sciences degree in Counseling. 

Departmental Admissions Process

Each year applications received by June 15 (for Fall admission), March 15 (for Summer admissions), and October 15 (for Spring admission) will be given priority.  Applications received after the priority deadlines will be considered on a space available basis.  The application can be found online at

Transcript processing center address:

AHCAS Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9127
Watertown, MA  02471

Part-time study is available.  Students anticipating special accommodations for the application and/or admission procedures should contact the department for assistance.

The department is committed to admitting a qualified and diverse group of students for each class. A strong commitment to the field of counseling is weighed heavily in the application process.

Applicant Advising

The Department of Counseling hosts a variety of informational session for prospective students and college advisors throughout the year. Please visit the website to register for an upcoming informational session: LSU Health New Orleans Information Sessions.  Information is provided on the counseling field and scope of practice, program curriculum, class schedule, employment opportunities, application/admission requirements, etc.  These sessions are held in the School of Allied Health, Human Development Center building, 411 S. Prieur Street, Room 301. If you are unable to attend the scheduled informational session, please email to schedule another date and time.

Prospective students may also request a personal meeting with the department’s admissions coordinator.  Contact the department to schedule an appointment at (504) 556-3453 or email

Adrianne Frischhertz, Ph.D.

411 S. Prieur Street
PHONE: 504-556-7546
FAX: (504) 556-7540