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University of Detroit Mercy Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Detroit, MI

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • History, General
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Health Services Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Allied Health--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Dentistry
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Physician Assistant Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Dental Surgery

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Dentistry
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Law
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Physician Assistant Studies

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