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Office of Online Student Advocacy

About ULM, Accreditation & Online Learning

Welcome to the University of Louisiana at Monroe, home of the Warhawks.  Our campus is physically located on the beautiful Bayou DeSiard in Monroe, Louisiana. We have a welcoming campus community, a history of strong academics, and a commitment to innovative learning.

Learning Online 

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ULM has been offering online programs for Adult Learners since 2003. We offer 33 online programs (including one hybrid program) to earn an Associate’s degree through Doctoral degree.  Our programs are 100% online, and range from 4 week, 8 week, or 16 week formats.  The information and material within the courses are consistent with the face to face equivalent, but delivered in an online setting.  Taking courses online offers flexibility for Adult Learners balancing life responsibilities and school work. 

ULM Accreditation

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. The Commission may be contacted at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or by calling 404-679-4500.

Please direct all general accreditation questions to the Univerity of Louisiana at Monroe, Office of Academic Affairs, 700 University Avenue, Monroe, LA 71209 or 318-342-1025.

Academic Program Accreditation

Many of ULM's colleges, schools, departments and programs which make up the university are accredited by specialized or professional accrediting agencies.

The Accounting program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Business programs in the College of Business and Social Sciences are accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The Computer Science program in the College of Business and Social Sciences is accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of the Computing Sciences Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

The School of Construction Management is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education.

The Dental Hygiene curriculum is accredited by the Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

The Medical Laboratory Science program is accredited by the NAACLS, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

The Kitty DeGree School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120.

The Occupational Therapy curriculum is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

the Radiologic Technology curriculum is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

The School Counseling, Community Counseling, and Substance Abuse Counseling Programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

The Social Work curriculum is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The Speech-Language Pathology Programs (formerly Communicative Disorders) is accredited by The Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The teacher-preparation programs at the bachelor, master, doctoral and specialist degree levels are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The University of Louisiana Monroe is a member in good standing of the National Association of Schools of Music.

University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 866/228-2631, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.


The University of Louisiana Monroe also holds membership in the following professional but non-accrediting agencies:

Academic Affiliate of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

American Association of University Women

American Council for Construction Education

American Council on Education

Conference of Southern Graduate Schools

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). ULM is in CASE District IV.

Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing

Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing of the Southern Regional Education Board