Lamar University education is possible even for students who are unable to make regular trips to campus. Students can choose from a variety of courses offered through online/distance education, including the complete core curriculum and upper-level classes from almost every department. Several undergraduate and graduate degrees may be completed entirely through online/distance education.
Public State University
Lamar University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number (404) 679-4501; www.sacscoc.org) to award degrees at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Master's and Doctoral levels. In addition, Lamar University has a number of programs accredited by prestigious bodies, e.g. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
- Fastest growing College of Education in Texas
- Ranked by US News & World Report as one of the most diverse universities
- Over 95% of M.Ed. in Educational Administration students have passed the state principal certification test