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ULM Graduate School

students on park bench studyingDoctoral Graduate receiving diploma at commencement

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 News

ULM President's and Dean's List recognizes academic achievement in Fall 2020

The University of Louisiana Monroe announces the students on the President's and Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester. Full-time, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time and complete a minimum of 12 semester hours to be eligible. President's List students (denoted with *) earned at least a 3.9 GPA. Students on the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.

ULM enrollment increases by 187 students for fall 2020

Although COVID-19 presented many challenges to the start of the fall semester, the University of Louisiana Monroe is proud to announce an increase in enrollment. With a total enrollment of 8,676 for fall 2020, ULM increased its fall enrollment by 187 students over fall 2019.

Important Dates for SPRING 2021

1 January - Deadline to apply for admission to Graduate School for Spring full term and 1st 8-week session (some programs may have earlier deadlines)
6 January
- Deadline to submit required documents to complete graduate admission applications with a January 1st deadline
7 January
- Graduate Council
11 January
- Classes begin for Spring full term and 1st 8-week session
15 January
- Final date for adding a class for 1st 8-weeks and full-term Spring classes
5 February
- Final date for removing "i" grades
18 February
- Graduate Council
22 February
- Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week session with a "w" grade
22 February
- Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committees
1 March - Deadline to apply for admission to Graduate School for Spring 2nd 8-week session (some programs may have earlier deadlines)
7 March - Deadline to submit required documents to complete graduate admission applications with a March 1 deadline
8 March - Regular application period opens for August commencement
15 March - Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
18 March - Graduate Council
18 March - Deadline for submission of comprehensive exam results to the Graduate School (thesis)
19 March - Final date for adding a class for 2nd 8-weeks
22 March - Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
23 March - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full term with a "w" grade
15 April - Graduate Council
26 April - Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session with a "w" grade
26 April - Regular application period closes for August commencement
3 May - Regular application period opens for December commencement
10 May - Deadline for submission of comprehensive exam results to the Graduate School (non-thesis)
15 May - Deadline to apply for admission to Graduate School for Spring 2nd 8-week session (some programs may have earlier deadlines)
20 May - Graduate Council
21 May - Deadline to submit required documents to complete graduate admission applications with a May 15 deadline
22 May - 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

Spring 2021

Dissertation Defense | College of Health Sciences
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 8:30 AM via Zoom
Byron Coley candidate for Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
A Phenomenological Study Exploring Individuals’ Lived Experience of Couples Therapy with a Licensed Clinician After Experiencing Infidelityin Their Relationship: The Non-involved Partner’s Perspective
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/99404456997?pwd=R0sxYkJkSnlsUWM4QmpVbE90Vkg3QT09v

Thesis Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 4:00 PM via Zoom
Tabitha Loveless candidate for MA in English
A Land of Red, Ochre, and Green
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/92892938378?pwd=S2RNV3N6RHlDa3ZLQkZ5VU45ZDlJQT09

Dissertation Defense | College of Health Sciences
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 1:00 PM via Zoom
Daniel Sieber candidate for Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Ambiguous loss in the context of dementia care: Implications for sibling relationships
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/99870576491
password:  990307

Thesis Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences
Monday, March 29, 2021 at 2:30 PM via Zoom
Sachin (Cecil) Shrestha candidate for MA in English
Modern Samsara
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/98549353041
Password: 125563

Dissertation Defense | College of Pharmacy
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM via Zoom
Sitanshu Singh candidate for Ph.D. in Pharmacy
Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Novel Multicyclic Peptides Targeting EGFROverexpressing NSCLC
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/963946637

Dissertation Defense | College of Health Sciences
Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM via Zoom
Ashley Owen candidate for Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
For the Good Times: The Influence of Existential Regret on Prolonged Grief in Suicide Bereaved Individuals
https://ulm.zoom.us/j/97130506023

 

Fall 2020

Dissertation Defense | College of Health Sciences
Friday, November 20 at 9:30 AM via Zoom
Jarodd Hundley candidate for Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy
A Phenomenological Study of MFT Program Directors Experiences Reducing Microaggressions Towards African American MFT Students in MFT Programs
    
Thesis Defense | College of Arts Education and Sciences

Wednesday, November 11 at 3:30 PM via Zoom
Eddie Anderson candidate for MA in English
Defensive:  A Look inside the Creative Writing Workshop


 



 

 



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Monroe, LA 71209

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Friday
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