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About ┬╠▓ŔÍ▒▓ą, Accreditation & Online Learning

Welcome to the University of Louisiana at Monroe, home of the Warhawks.╠ř 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╠ř

aerial view of campus

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

┬╠▓ŔÍ▒▓ą Accreditation

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges╠ř(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 ┬╠▓ŔÍ▒▓ą's colleges, schools, departments and programs which make up the university are accredited by specialized or professional accrediting agencies.

The╠řAccounting╠řprogram is accredited by╠řAACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Business╠řprograms in the College of Business and Social Sciences are accredited by╠řAACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The╠řComputer Science╠řprogram in the╠řCollege of Business and Social Sciences╠řis accredited by the╠řComputer Accreditation Commission of the Computing Sciences Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology╠ř(ABET).

The School of╠řConstruction Management╠řis accredited by the╠řAmerican Council for Construction Education.

The╠řDental Hygiene╠řcurriculum is accredited by the╠řCommission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.

The╠řMarriage and Family Therapy╠řProgram is accredited by the╠řCommission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

The╠řMedical Laboratory Science╠řprogram is accredited by the╠řNAACLS, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

The╠řKitty DeGree╠řSchool of Nursing╠řis accredited by the╠řCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036-1120.

The╠řOccupational Therapy╠řcurriculum is accredited by the╠řAccreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

the╠řRadiologic Technology╠řcurriculum is accredited by the╠řJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

The School╠řCounseling, Community Counseling, and Substance Abuse Counseling╠řPrograms are accredited by the╠řCouncil for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

The╠řSocial Work╠řcurriculum is accredited by the╠řCouncil on Social Work Education.

The╠řSpeech-Language Pathology╠řPrograms (formerly Communicative Disorders) is accredited by╠řThe 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╠řCouncil for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation╠ř(CAEP).

The╠řUniversity of Louisiana Monroe╠řis a member in good standing of the╠řNational Association of Schools of Music.

University of Louisiana Monroe College of PharmacyÔÇÖs Doctor of Pharmacy program╠řis 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╠řwww.acpe-accredit.org.


The╠řUniversity of Louisiana Monroe╠řalso 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╠ř(CASE). ┬╠▓ŔÍ▒▓ą is in╠řCASE District IV.

Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing

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