Graduate Catalog 2023-2024
The Graduate Catalog is applicable to students who enroll at the University beginning Summer 2023 through Spring 2024.
The Graduate Catalog is the official listing of the policies governing graduate education at the University of Louisville. This catalog documents policies and procedures set by the Graduate Council and is updated each academic year to reflect changes and updates to policy. While every effort has been made to make the catalog accurate as of the date of publication, the University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.
Revised May 2021.
The University of Louisville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees (DMD, JD, MD). The University of Louisville also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.
Questions about the accreditation of the University of Louisville may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (sacscoc.org).
The University of Louisville reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies, academic requirements, fees, course information, procedures for the confirmation of degrees, or the announced academic calendar and related deadlines without prior notice.
The provisions of this publication do not constitute an express or implied contract between the University of Louisville and any member of the student body, faculty, or general public.
The University of Louisville is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, diversity of thought, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona-fide educational or employment qualifications or where marital or veteran status are statutorily defined eligibility criteria for Federal or State benefit programs. If responses from the unit staff are unsatisfactory, inquiries or complaints about illegal discrimination including sexual harassment or handicap access can be made to Employee Relations and Compliance by calling (502) 852–6538.
The Redbook is the official statement of the organizational structure, the rules of governance and procedures, and university-wide policies of the University of Louisville. If there is any conflict between the policies, procedures or other statements contained within this catalog, The Redbook shall govern. A copy of "The Redbook" is available electronically.
Additional policies and information covering students can be found in the Student Handbook.
Admission criteria for many of the colleges and schools are reviewed periodically. Students should contact their anticipated unit or the Graduate School, Graduate Admissions, for information on the requirements in effect at the time of admission.