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The University of Louisiana at Monroe, a public, coeducational university established in 1931, offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. A member of the University of Louisiana System, the University of Louisiana at Monroe enrolls about 8,500 students.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers over 30 online degree programs, including an associate degree in general studies and 14 bachelor's degrees ranging from elementary education to history, to psychology, and radiologic technology.

The University provides online students 18 master's degrees in areas such as criminal justice, gerontology, English, and teaching. The University of Louisiana also offers an online doctorate of education in curriculum and instruction, and a doctorate of philosophy in marriage and family therapy.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers courses in four-week, eight-week, or sixteen-week formats depending on the program and the semester.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) also provides accreditation to the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s College of Business and Social Sciences.

University of Louisiana at Monroe Recognized as an Online College Leader

TBS has recognized ULM as a leader of online education in the area of education & teaching for having several ranking online programs in this area, offered through the School of Education and the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Studies.

School of Education

The School of Education, one of four schools in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates in a variety of education fields. Students may pursue topics of study such as ESL, reading, special education, early childhood education, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, and educational technology. Through curricula that balance theory and practice, the programs prepare entry-level students and seasoned professionals for career advancement in a wide range of education careers. With online degree programs, professional experience opportunities, and research labs and centers like the Child Development Center, the school provides flexible opportunities for students to grow and advance. The School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

The School of Education offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Department of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Studies

The Department of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Studies, housed in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, offers graduate and doctoral degrees and degrees in therapy and counseling fields. Students seeking professional success in therapy may pursue degrees in clinical mental health counseling, school counseling, or marriage and family therapy. The school prepares students to pursue or advance careers through professional experience opportunities and flexible online degrees. The department is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The Department of Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Studies offers an online degree program featured in the following ranking:

University of Louisiana at Monroe Featured in TBS Rankings

Online Bachelor Degrees

Online Master's Degrees

Accreditation Regional (SACS)
Public/Private Public Nonprofit
Region Southeast
Acceptance Rate 94%
Retention Rate 70%
Graduation Rate 39%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergrad: $400/$400
Grad: $500/$500

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