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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

Spring 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

5 April 2019 | Kristi L Anderson
9:00 am | Strauss Hall 154
School of Allied Health Dissertation Defense
A Systemic and Systematic Approach and Understanding of Educating African Americans and How It Has Affected Interest and Entry in Today's Medical Schools

4 April | Venkatesh Dronamraju
3:00 pm | Bienville Hall B350
School of Pharmacy Dissertation Defense
y-Tocotrienol suppresses Warburg effect in human breast cancer cells through activation of AMPK and modulation of mitochondrial dynamics

3 April 2019 | Ana Helena Ribiero
8:00 am | Walker Hall 2-91
School of Humanities Communication Exit Project
A Videographic Study of the Liew International Student Center on the Campus of ULM

2 April 2019 | Avery Borrell
9:30 am | Walker Hall 2-91
School of Humanities Communication Exit Project
At a Glance: The Foundations of Designing a Logo

1 April 2019 | Raechelle Leiken
2:30 pm | Walker Hall 2-91
School of Humanities Communication Exit Project
The 2019 Warhawk Club Campaign

1 April 2019 | Ty Harp

8:00 am | Walker Hall 2-91
School of Humanities Communication Exit Project
The First Time Experience of a Collegiate Student-Athlete

28 March | Abu Bakar Siddique
2:30 pm | Bienville Hall 340
School of Pharmacy Dissertation Defense
The Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Phenolic (-)-Oleocanthal: Innovative Purification and Therapeutic Anti-Breast Cancer Applications

26 March | Himgauri Naik
3:30 pm | Bienville Hall 350
School of Pharmacy Dissertation Defense
Peptidomimetic Mediated Liposomal Drug Delivery for HER2+ve Breast and Lung Cancer

25 March 2019 | Carrie Williamson
11:30 am | Walker Hall 2-72
School of Humanities English Thesis Reading and Defense

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