Great Things at UDM
Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.
Great Things University-wide
UDM Increases Standing in U.S. News RankingFor the thirteenth year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in the 2014 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges"More
University of Detroit Mercy Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named University of Detroit Mercy to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. www.militaryfriendlyschools.com
UDM’s School of Architecture received the full 6-year accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) with 100 percent of student performance criteria met.
MBA Ranks Among World’s Best
After examining MBA programs in 17 countries across the globe, Corporate Knights magazine ranked the University of Detroit Mercy MBA program among the top 30 in the world for its emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility. UDM also placed in the world’s top 10 for smaller programs.
Recruiting on a National Level
UDMSD hosted 12 students from the University of California-San Diego for a weeklong pre-dental externship experience. The externship allows interested prospective students to explore various facets of the dental program in an effort to encourage these highly qualified applicants to attend the School of Dentistry.
New Degree Options
New E&S degree program options have been added:
- Architectural Engineering
- Robotics and Mechatronic Systems Engineering – one of only five programs in the nation
- New Bachelor of Engineering program with focus in Environmental Engineering for international students from China
- Advanced Electric Vehicle Certificate program, now available online
- Master’s Program in Mathematics Education (MATM) now available online.
Nurse Anesthesia Program Ranks Nationally
University of Detroit Mercy's Nurse Anesthesia program has been ranked as the 11th best in the country, according to U.S.News and World Report "Best Graduate Schools 2012" rankings. The program has an outstanding national reputation both for its instruction as well as its clinical training
More Academic Program Options
The College currently offers four graduate degrees entirely online:
- M.A. in Economics
- M.A. in Financial Economics
- M.S. in Computer Information Systems
- M.S. in Information Assurance
The College also has added minors in Economics, Financial Economics, Religious Studies and Education.
UDM Law Alumni
A loyal and highly regarded community of UDM Law alumni live and work throughout the U.S. and beyond, many of whom make themselves available to visit with current students at a Lunch With a Lawyer, a Preparing to Practice session, and more.
Lacrosse Magazine Highlights Detroit Titans Lacrosse
University of Detroit Mercy had both its men's and women's lacrosse teams featured in the November issue of Lacrosse Magazine. Senior Troy Dennis, and junior Mike Birney of the men's lacrosse team, and sophomore Kylie Birney of the UDM women's lacrosse team, Mike's sister, were featured in the issue.