Welcome to the Barksdale Program
When you contact the personnel at Louisiana Tech's offices on Barksdale Air Force Base, you'll find highly qualified advisors and staff members who are dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals. You'll see we offer degrees at the Associates, Bachelors, and Masters levels plus Certificate programs in Information Assurance and Alternative Teaching - Secondary Education. In attending Louisiana Tech's Barksdale Program, you'll discover why we're well-known for student oriented programs, personalized attention, being military friendly, welcoming civilian students, flexible schedules, affordable costs, and small class sizes.
Louisiana Tech has offered on-base degree programs at Barksdale Air Force Base since September 1965. Working in conjunction with the Department of the Air Force, Louisiana Tech provides postsecondary education programs designed to meet the needs of Air Force personnel. While enrollment priority is given to military members; retirees, civil service workers, dependents, and off-base civilians are eligible to attend as well.
BARKSDALE PROGRAM MISSION
The Barksdale Program reflects the University's mission to extend educational opportunities beyond its traditional campus. Louisiana Tech understands its community and civic obligations. Through on-campus learning, through its off-campus presence, through outreach programs and continuing education, the University will continue to enhance the quality of life and the economic development of the region, state, and nation.
BARKSDALE PROGRAM GOALS
- Provide high quality educational degree programs,
- Assure the timely completion of these programs, and
- Meet the contractually defined educational needs of active duty Air Force personnel, their dependents, federal employees of the base, military and federal civil service retirees, and civilians from the local community.