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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

Important Dates

Spring 2019

January 7-22 - Late application period for May Commencement
February 8 -Final date for removing "I" grades 
January 10 - Graduate Council
January 14 - Classes begin for Spring and 1st 8-week session
January 18 - Final date to add classes for the Fall and 1st 8-week session
February 1 - Deadline to apply to MA in Marriage and Family Therapy for Fall 2019
February 1 - Deadline to apply to PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy for Fall 2019
February 1 - Deadline to apply to MS in Speech-Language Pathology for Fall 2019
February 21 - Graduate Council
March 1- 
Priority consideration to applicants who apply for Fall Graduate Assistantships by this date
March 1 - Deadline to apply to the PhD in Pharmacy for Fall 2019
March 1 - Deadline to apply to the Master of Occupational Therapy for Fall 2019
March 4 - 6   Mardi Gras Break (classes resume March 7)
March 11 - April 29 - Regular application period for August degree conferral
March 14 -Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
March 20 - Final date for adding classes for 2nd 8-week session 
March 21 - Graduate Council
March 22 - Comprehensive exam results due to Graduate School for thesis and dissertation students
March 25 - Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
March 25 - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full-term
March 31 - Deadline to apply to MS in Counseling for Fall 2019
April 15 - Final date for making application for degree for August commencement
April 18 - Graduate Council
April 18 - 
Final date for dropping courses or resigning from University for 2nd 8-week session
May 3 - Comprehensive exam results due to Graduate School for non-thesis students
May 11 - Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
May 15 - Graduate Council

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

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


Spring 2019 Academic News

7 February 2019 | Angelica Hale
School of Education Dissertation Defense
11:00 am on Thursday, January 7
Walker Hall 2-42
Language Development and Second Language Acquisition: Age-Related Effects of L2 Acquisition Experiences as an Adult

14 February 2019 | Jacinda Whitley
School of Allied Health Dissertation Defense
2:30 pm on Thursday, February 14
Strauss Hall 154
Living Single When Family Matters:  The Dating Experiences of Never-Married Single Female Marriage and Family Therapists-in-Training





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

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

(318) 342-1036