Great Things at UDM
Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.
UDM among top tierFor the 12th year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwest regional master's universities in the 2013 edition of U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges." More
Service Learning Classes
More than 90 courses across the University incorporate Service Learning in classes, resulting in course-related, direct services to the poor and marginalized in our community. Throughout the school year, approximately 1,800 UDM student volunteers provide service in conjunction with approximately 140 community service agencies.
Architecture Magazines Recognize SOA
In 2012, Architectural Record Magazine listed UDM SOA as one of 9 universities in the country with outstanding community design programs. In 2010 Architect Magazine named UDM SOA one of 6 schools in the country committed to social justice.
New Program Offerings
The College of Business Administration now offers a graduate certificate program in Forensic Accounting. The eight-course certificate provides credits for graduates to become certified public accountants with a specialization in identifying fraudulent financial practices. It also offers an online Graduate Certificate in Business Turnaround Management.
Professor of Dentistry Richard Kulbersch, D.D.S., is the co-recipient of the 2012 UDM Distinguished Faculty Award.
New Degree Options
In the past two years, several new E&S degree program options have been added:
- Architectural Engineering (new in 2011)
- 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.
Health Information Program Offered
University of Detroit Mercy has the only in-seat Health Information Management program in Southeast Michigan.
Teacher Education Program Advances in State Ranking
UDM’s Teacher Education program received a ranking of “Satisfactory” from the State of Michigan this fall.
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.
Student-Athletes Get High Marks
All 19 Detroit Titans varsity sports had multi-year scores above the NCAA qualifying APR mark– with eight teams posting perfect 1000 single year APR scores for the latest 2010-11 data – as the NCAA released its Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR).