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ULM Graduate School

the school approves the appointment of more than 200 graduate assistants each year

ULM Graduate School

the university offers 27 graduate programs, including 5 doctoral degrees

Welcome to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Graduate School

Explore the opportunities offered by a graduate degree from ULM!

The Graduate School is committed to the mission of the university in preparing students to succeed and contribute in an ever-changing global society through a transformative education.

Our world-renowned faculty, nationally recognized programs, outstanding facilities, and student-centric environment give ULM an ideal setting to grow, and reach your objectives. As you browse through this site you will find an array of graduate and professional programs that are designed to provide you with a quality educational experience, whether in laboratory, clinical, classroom, or online setting. ULM recognizes diverse student needs to attain one’s educational goals and offers masters and doctoral programs for both traditional and part-time students.

Recent College News

ULM Students have a year of impressive accomplishments

University of Louisiana Monroe students made some impressive accomplishments during the 2018-19 year. Individuals and teams demonstrated their distinctive skills and talents in activities from mock trials to fishing tournaments. Warhawk students have the will to win and the discipline to do the work necessary to reach their goals.

ULM Online graduate programs ranked among best in the nation

Several ULM Online graduate programs have earned high rankings by organizations which recognize and evaluate quality higher education programs. "ULM Online is proud to support online students and faculty in these programs. The faculty do an outstanding job innovating online courses and engaging students at a distance. This type of recognition speaks to the high quality and strength of ULM's Online programs," said Katie Dawson, Interim Director of ULM Online.

Important Dates for Graduate Students

Fall 2019

August 15 - Graduate Council
August 15 - 16  - Orientation for new graduate students
August 19 - Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
September 1 - Priority Deadline for Graduate Assistantships who apply for Spring 2020
September 2 - Labor Day Holiday
September 13 - Final date for Removing "I" grades
September 16 - December 2 - Regular Application Period for May Commencement
September 19 - Graduate Council
September 23 - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University with a grade of "w" for 1st 8-week session
October 1 - Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
October 14 - Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
October 17 - Graduate Council
October 21- Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
October 24 - 25 - Fall Break
October 28 - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University with a grade of "w" for Fall full term
November 15 - Final date for making application for May Commencement
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vember 18 - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University with a grade of "w" for 2nd 8-week session
November 21 - Graduate Council
November 27 - 29 - Thanksgiving Holidays
December 4 - Graduate Council
December 14 - Commencement 10:00 AM

See Schedule of Classes for late registration information and other important dates  

Planning to graduate?  Visit the registrar's page for more information!

 

Academic News

Dissertation Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences 
Monday, September 25 at 11:00 AM  | Walker Hall 2-42
Allison Mayfield Oliver
A Case Study Exploring the Impact of Professional Learning  Communities on Teacher Efficacy

Dissertation Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences 
Monday, September 24 at 1:00 PM  | Walker Hall 2-42
Stacie Austin
Nurturing Creativity: Louisiana Second Grade Teachers' Perspectives and Practices

Dissertation Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences 
Monday, September 24 at 3:00 PM  | Walker Hall 2-42
Linda Nichols
Faculty Perceptions of Value and Utilization of Best Practices for High Fidelity Simulation Experiences in Associate Degree Nursing Programs

Dissertation Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences 
Monday, September 16 at 8:00 AM  | Walker Hall 2-91
Heather Kennedy

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail: An Exploration of Mentor Teachers' and Teacher Candidates' Perceptions of the Most Important Attributes of Co-Planning Instructional Lessons to Co-Teach in the Classroom

Dissertation Defense | College of Health Sciences
Thursday, September 12 at 8:30 AM  | Strauss Hall 154
Sovichan Scaria

Interviews with Roman Catholic Couples in First-Time Long Term Marriages:  Navigating the Landscape of Life Long Marriages with Spirituality at the Helm

Dissertation Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences 
Monday, September 10 at 10:00 AM  | Walker Hall 2-42
John Roberts
Effects of Mentorship Training for Evidence-Based Practice on Athletic Training Students’ Perceptions of Preceptors’ Mentoring Abilities

ULM Graduate School
Sandel Hall Room 243
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

Monday-Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036

gradadmissions@ulm.edu

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