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Learning Center Convenes Ten Colleges on One Campus

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The Learning Center for Rapides Parish (LCRP) is a consortium of regional higher education institutions offering classes in a single location. LRCP is located in England Airpark off Interstate 49 and features over 30 academic degree programs facilitated by 10 colleges and universities. Courses are generally taught in the evening or online, making it possible for students to earn credits on a convenient schedule.

LCRP partner institutions include Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Northwestern State University, the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Texas Wesleyan University.

Degrees offered through the LCRP include:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Library and Information Science

The LCRP also features a library, computer labs, science lab, fully-equipped classrooms with digital white boards, LCD projector and other electronic enhancements, and meeting rooms with integrated technology available for community use.