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University of Detroit Mercy

As Michigan's largest independent university, University of Detroit Mercy has an outstanding tradition of academic excellence, firmly rooted in a strong liberal arts curriculum. This tradition dates back to the formation of the two Detroit institutions: the University of Detroit founded in 1877 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and Mercy College of Detroit, founded in 1941 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. In 1990, these schools consolidated to become University of Detroit Mercy - a university dedicated to providing affordable, accessible, quality education, while meeting the career preparation needs of a diverse student population.


Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics - This program involves the academic study of finance with a strong emphasis on the theory and application of economic principals. The program also prepares students to think critically about the moral and ethical issues that arise in the field of finance.

Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies - The Addiction Studies program educates students in the knowledge and skills required to provide prevention, assessment, referral, and treatment services for individuals and families who suffer from addictive disorders. The curriculum satisfies the prerequisites for the M.A. as well as the education and internship requirements for the Certified Addictions Counselor credential (CAC) awarded by the State of Michigan.

Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration - Designed to prepare individuals for entry and middle management or clinical supervisory positions in organizations, institutions and agencies that deliver health services.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion Cohort Program - Designed for RNs to complete their nursing degree through a cohort model in a 40-month format. The curriculum (39 credit hours) builds on the student's strengths and competencies as a practicing registered nurse.

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction - The Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for students who seek to use prior education and experience as a base for developing the reflective practitioner skills of a master educator and educational leader. Students acquire an operational framework of core competencies that utilize a comprehensive knowledge and skill base to plan, monitor, and adjust teaching strategies within the complex and rapidly changing contextual situations of educational settings.

Students work closely with their program advisors to select a program focus and to plan a course of study which includes prior knowledge, experience, and special interests. For complete program requirements, refer to the Curriculum and Instruction website.

Master of Arts in Economics - This degree program offers students the ability to learn and apply economic and financial principles to the U.S. international financial systems. Students pursue one of two tracks: The Theory Track with an academic orientation on the Applied Track with a practical orientation.

Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Leadership - The Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration and Leadership is designed for those individuals who are interested in pursuing a professional career in educational administration and leadership as a principal, assistant principal, or other district and/or school leadership administrative positions.

The requirements for admission to graduate study in educational administration include a 3.0 average, fulfillment of requirements for a state teaching certificate or a background of education and experience satisfactory to the program director, and three letters of recommendation submitted by persons capable of evaluating the student's potential for leadership in this field. For complete program requirements, refer to the Educational Administration website.

Master of Arts in Financial Economics - This degree program focuses on the study of economic and financial principles related to the U.S. and international financial systems. The program also addresses the moral and ethical issues that arise in the field of finance.

Master of Science in Nursing in Health Systems Management (Brochure) - Designed to assist health care providers in planning, designing, managing and evaluating health care programs, interventions and resources within a variety of health care settings.

Master of Health Services Administration - Designed to build on the health-related preparation and work experience of its adult students to prepare them for promotion into a variety of health care management roles. The program integrates management theory with specific application to health care in every course.

University of Detroit Mercy
Office: UC1, Room 220
Phone: 586.263.6232

Donna Gormely,
UC Coordinator


Main Campus

4001 W. McNichols,
Detroit, MI 48221-3038

University Center

44575 Garfield Road,
Clinton Twp., MI 48038-1139