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Graduate Degrees

With your passion for knowledge and excitement for exploring the unknown, earning your graduate degree is the next step in your career or scholarly pursuits.

Many of our programs are offered with online components to fit your busy life and schedule—a few are even offered exclusively online. 

Many of our programs are designed to fit your busy life and schedule. With evening classes, part-time and full-time options, and on-campus, online, and hybrid course delivery, there’s a path that’s right for you. 

We also offer opportunities to provide the means and funds to complete your program through assistantships, fellowships, teacher tuition incentive awards, and more. Learn more about cost and funding opportunities

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Graduate Program Application Requirements and Deadlines  

All applicants to the University’s Graduate School must meet certain requirements. View our Admissions Requirements to learn about our general requirements.  

You may also be expected to meet additional requirements based on your graduate program. Below is a list of program-specific application requirements, deadlines, and Graduate Coordinator contact information. 

Programs

Graduate Coordinator:
Dr. Cheryl Metrejean (mastersaccounting@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6605

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • GMAT Required (may be waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Statement of Purpose

Application Deadlines

Spring 2024 - B
Apply By: Feb. 26
Start: March 11

Summer 2024
Apply By:May 20
Start: June 3

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Ryan Nelson (rnelson@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6721

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Letter of Intent (and identification of mentor)
  • Writing Sample
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official GRE scores are encouraged but not required. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: September 1

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Graduate Coordinator
Professor Ashlie Boelkins (ashlie.boelkins@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6229

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Portfolio of your work
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30 (Domestic) 
May 15 (International)
Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Aimee Gros (aimee.gros@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6279

Additional Application Materials Required

  • First Aid and BLS CPR certification
  • Pre-Professional Athletic Training Observation Hours Form
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines
March 1st - this program only admits in the Summer. 

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Kelly Robinson (kelly.robinson@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Beth Stauffer (beth.stauffer@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6748

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Graduate Assistant Application
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Thesis track applicants must identify advisor
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: October 1

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Kelly Robinson (kelly.robinson@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Beth Stauffer (beth.stauffer@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5705

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Graduate Assistantship Application
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Identification of advisor
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: October 1

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Graduate Coordinator
P. Robert Viguerie, J.D. (MBADirector@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5882

Additional Application Materials Required
Depending on your cumulative undergraduate GPA and work experience, the MBA Graduate Coordinator may determine that the GMAT, resume, and/or letters of reference are not required as part of your application. The GMAT may also be waived for applicants with a terminal graduate or professional degree and/or for those with extensive professional experience applying to pursue the Executive MBA. Learn more about the required application materials here

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International) 
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International) 
  • Summer: April 30

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Graduate Coordinator
P. Robert Viguerie, J.D. (MBADirector@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5882

Additional Application Materials Required
Depending on your cumulative undergraduate GPA and work experience, the MBA Graduate Coordinator may determine that the GMAT, resume, and/or letters of reference are not required as part of your application. The GMAT may also be waived for applicants with a terminal graduate or professional degree and/or for those with extensive professional experience applying to pursue the Executive MBA. Learn more about the required application materials here

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International) 
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International) 

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Christy Lenahan (christy.mcdonaldlenahan@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5606

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Unencumbered RN license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • February 4
  • Admits only for Spring B Term

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. William Chirdon (william.chirdon@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6564

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Mohammad Khattak (khattak@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5356

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Phil Auter (auter@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6106

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Writing sample
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Christoph Borst (christoph.borst@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Sheng Chen (chen@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1023

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Christoph Borst (christoph.borst@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Sheng Chen (chen@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1023

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Summer: April 1
  • Fall: May 1
  • Spring: November 15

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Christoph Borst (christoph.borst@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Sheng Chen (chen@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1023

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Christoph Borst (christoph.borst@louisiana.edu)
Post Admissions: Dr. Sheng Chen (chen@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1023

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Summer: April 1
  • Fall: May 1
  • Spring: November 15

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Irvin Esters (esters@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5261

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Interview
  • GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • March 1
  • Admits only for Fall Semester

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Meng-Ru Shih (meng-ru.shih@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482 - 6540

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Personal Statement on why you want to study criminal justice (no more than 750 words)
  • GRE required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. August Gallo (gallo@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6734

Additional Application Materials Required

  • A personal statement
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physics, or a related field of study
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: October 1

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Natalie Keefer (keeferna@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482- 5266

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Valid teaching certificate
  • three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential to become a teacher leader
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Amanda Mayeaux Doctorofeducation@louisiana.edu
(337) 482-6744

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Interview
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Frank DelFavero (fdelfavero@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6745

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Interview
  • Valid teaching certificate
  • One year of full-time teaching experience
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • June 30
  • Admits only for Fall Semester

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Natalie Keefer (keeferna@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482- 5266

Additional Application Materials Required

  • NO GRE Required
  • Although not required for matriculation into the MAT graduate program, passing PRAXIS scores in the appropriate content area to your degree are required to receive a Practitioner License and to begin Residency. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)
  • Summer: April 30 (Domestic) 

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Natalie Keefer (keeferna@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482- 5266

Additional Application Materials Required

  • NO GRE Required
  • Although not required for matriculation into the MAT graduate program, passing PRAXIS scores in the appropriate content area to your degree are required to receive a Practitioner License and to begin Residency. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)
  • Summer: April 30 (Domestic) 

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Christine Briggs (cbriggs@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6718

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Valid teaching certificate
  • One year of full-time teaching experience
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Natalie Keefer (keeferna@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482- 5266

Additional Application Materials Required

  • NO GRE Required
  • Although not required for matriculation into the MAT graduate program, passing PRAXIS scores in the appropriate content area to your degree are required to receive a Practitioner License and to begin Residency. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Zhongqi Pan (zpan@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5899

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Jim Lee (jlee@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5354

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Leah Orr
Post Admissions: Dr. David Squires (englgrad@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5462

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of purpose
  • Graduate Assistantship App (If applying for funding)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Writing sample
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: January 15
  • Spring: November 1

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Leah Orr
Post Admissions: Dr. David Squires (englgrad@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5462

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of purpose
  • Graduate Assistantship App (If applying for funding)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Writing sample
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: January 15
  • Spring: November 1

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Durga Poudel (ddpoudel@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6163

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Nathan Rabalais (nathan.rabalais@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6816

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of academic purpose
  • Writing sample (approx.. 30 pages total in French)
  • Audio recording (non-native French speakers only)
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: Feb. 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Nathan Rabalais (nathan.rabalais@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6816

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of academic purpose
  • Writing sample (approx.. 30 pages total in French)
  • Audio recording (non-native French speakers only)
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: Feb. 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Carl Richter (richter@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-2977

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
P. Robert Viguerie, J.D. (MBADirector@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5882

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • GMAT Required
  • If an applicant obtained an MBA degree from an institution that did not require the GMAT or GRE, the student may be required to take the GMAT or GRE.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30
  • Spring: November 30
  • Summer: April 30

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Richard Frankel (frankel@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5419

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of purpose
  • Writing sample
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. August Gallo (gallo@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6734

Additional Application Materials Required

  • GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Mike Totaro (miket@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5697

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Completion (with a grade of C or better) in survey of calculus and statistics
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Natalie Keefer (keeferna@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-2566

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Valid teaching certificate

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Scott Fuller (scott.fuller@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1179

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Interview with selection committee (upon request)
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
The Graduate School (Gradschool@louisiana.edu)

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Proof of master's degree
  • Online application
  • Application fee

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Ping Wong Ng (png@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5272

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Ping Wong Ng (png@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5272

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Peng Yin (peng.yin@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5822

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Catherine Roche-Wallace (roche-wallace@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5208

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Audition for applied areas
  • Audio recording (upon request)
  • Scholarly paper or scores (theory/comp concentration)
  • Preliminary exam in music theory and history (upon admission)
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
The Graduate School (Gradschool@louisiana.edu)

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Proof of bachelor’s degree
  • Online application
  • Application fee

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Christy Lenahan (christy.mcdonaldlenahan@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5606

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Unencumbered Louisiana RN license
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Applications are considered year-round for Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Admission is offered to only a limited number of students each semester.
  • You are encouraged to apply well in advance of your desired semester of admission.

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Frances Stueben (frances.stueben@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5620

Additional Application Materials Required

Application Deadlines

  • Post-MSN: May 1. Admits only for Fall Semester
  • BSN-DNP: Not currently admitting

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Christy Lenahan (christy.mcdonaldlenahan@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5606

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • Unencumbered RN license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: October 30th
  • Fall: June 30th

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Gabriele Morra (morra@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6692

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Boyun Guo (boyun.guo@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6558

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Rachel Ellison (rachel.ellison@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5813

Additional Application Materials Required

  • none

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: December 14

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Leah Orr
Post Admissions: Dr. Michael Kightley (englgrad@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5462

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Statement of purpose

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Emily Sandoz (emily.sandoz@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-1479

Additional Application Materials Required

  • CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • March 1
  • Admits only for the Fall semester

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Holly Damico (holly.damico@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5240

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Personal Statement
  • GRE required
  • Letter of reference requirement waived for graduates of UL Lafayette who meet all other admission requirements

Application Deadlines

  • February 15
  • Admits only for the Summer semester

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Jim Lee (jlee@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5354

Additional Application Materials Required

  • Resume
  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Dr. Cherif Aissi (cherif.aissi@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-6971

Additional Application Materials Required

  • No GRE Required

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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Graduate Coordinator
Admissions: Dr. Leah Orr
Post Admissions: Dr. Michael Kightley (englgrad@louisiana.edu)
(337) 482-5462

Additional Application Materials Required

  • none

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30 (Domestic)
    May 15 (International)
  • Spring: November 30 (Domestic)
    October 1 (International)

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