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.
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.
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.
The Aviation program is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International.
Business programs in the College of Business Administration are accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The Department of Chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
The Department of Communications is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
The Computer Science program in the College of Business Administration 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 Gerontology Master's Program, Long Term Care Administration Concentration is accredited by the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators.
The Marriage and Family Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
The Medical Laboratory Science program is accredited by the NAACLS, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
The 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 College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy 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 National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a member in good standing of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The University 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