LSU Pathways STEM Certification

LSU Pathways is a program designed for K-12 students in the Louisiana public school system to get hands-on training with STEM subjects in biomedical sciences, computing, digital design and emergent media, and pre-engineering.

LSU partners with schools across the state to prepare teachers, students, and administrative staff for the curriculum.


2023-24 Pathways Information for School Administrators Now Available


The invitation to participate in the LSU STEM pathways program for the 2023-24 school year is now available! Please review this information along with our updated course catalog to determine which courses you would like to offer in the upcoming school year. The Memorandum of Understanding portal will open on March 15th for you to formally commit to offering one or more LSU STEM pathway course in 2023-24.
For any questions, please email stempathways@lsu.edu.



LSU Pathways Invitation accessible version can be found here.
2023-24 Course Catalog accessible version can be found here.


Pathways Curriculum

LSU Pathways has courses for high school and middle school and teacher training for elementary school.

High School

High School

LSU Pathways for high school is a robust curriculum designed for in-depth study of one of four available STEM pathways. Students can choose to study biomedical sciences, computing, digital design and emergent media, or pre-engineering.

Middle School

Middle School

While the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) STEM Pathways are designed for students in 9th-12th grade, LSU recognizes the need to create a pipeline for success beginning elementary and middle school.

Elementary School

Elementary School

LSU Pathways for elementary school consists of STEM modules designed to help students get excited about STEM subjects. LSU Pathways provides training modules to teachers and schools interested in providing these modules.

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