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Application Deadlines

Some graduate programs may observe earlier deadlines. 
Check the graduate program's webpage for details.

Fall full-term and                    
1st part of 

Spring full-term and                    
1st part of term

Summer full-term and       
1st session  

Apply by August 1 Apply by January 1 Apply by May 15
Document Deadline August 7 Document Deadline January 6 Document Deadline May 21

Fall 2nd part of term

Spring 2nd part of term

Summer 2nd session

Apply by October 1 Apply by March 1 Apply by June 22
Document Deadline October 7 Document Deadline March 7

Document Deadline June 29


Graduate Degree Programs

College of Arts Education and Sciences

Biology, M.S.
Communication, M.A.

English. M.A.
Creative Writing
Literary Studies
Curriculum and Instruction, Ed.D.

Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed.

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Special Education (Academically Gifted)
Special Education (Early Intervention)
Special Education (Educational Diagnostics)
Special Education (Mild/Moderate Disabilities)

Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
Educational Technology Leadership, M.Ed.

History, M.A.

Music Education, M.M.E.
Teaching, M.A.T.
Elementary Education (1-5)
Elementary Inclusive (1-5)
Secondary Education (6-12)
Secondary Inclusive (6-12)


College of Business and Social Sciences

Business Administration, M.B.A.
Criminal Justice
Educational Leadership
Nursing Health Care
Public Administration
Criminal Justice, M.A.

Gerontology, M.A.
Aging Studies
Grief Care Management
Health Care Management
Long Term Care Administration
Mental Health
Program Administration
Small Business Management

Psychology, M.S.
General Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Psychometric Psychology
Public Administration, M.P.A.
Administration of Health (ADH)
Administration of Justice (ADJ)
Administration of Education (ADE)
Management (MGT)
Public Management (PMG)
Public Parks Management


College of Health Sciences

Counseling, M.S.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
School Counseling
Exercise Science, M.S.
Applied Exercise Science
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Sport Management
Nursing, M.S.N.
Gerontological Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Occupational Therapy, M.O.T

Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A.
Marriage and Family Therapy, Ph.D.
Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical)
Systemic Studies (non-clinical, online)
Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.


College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy, Ph.D.
Natural Product/Medicinal Chemistry


Non-Degree and Certificate Programs

Gerontology Certificate
Teacher Certification and Add-On Endorsements
eTeach (teacher initiative for continuing education)
Teachers Seeking Plus 30 Certification
Educational Leadership Alternative Pathway Post-Master's Certification







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