Accreditations and Memberships

Vital to the University's public accountability are its accreditations. The University of Detroit Mercy is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504 1-800-621-7440

The University is listed by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and by the Department of Public Instruction of the State of Pennsylvania among their registered institutions.

UDM Colleges and Schools 

The School of Architecture is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, the only accrediting agency for architecture in the nation. It is a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

The College of Business Administration undergraduate and graduate business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

The School of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene program, graduate programs in Endodontics and Orthodontics, and Doctor of Dental Surgery Programs are accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The College of Engineering and Science programs leading to the, Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. The Bachelor of Science program in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society's Committee on Professional Training. The Bachelor of Science program in Biochemistry is within the guidelines stipulated by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 

In the College of Health Professions, the Physician Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for the Education of Physician Assistants. The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology Program is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs/Schools.
The McAuley School of Nursing undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Association of the Religiously Affiliated Law Schools.

In the College of Liberal Arts & Education, the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Michigan State Board of Education has authorized the College to recommend applicants for certificates to teach in the private and public schools of Michigan. The State Elementary and Secondary Certificate, Provisional and Professional, are issued by the State Board of Education, on the recommendation of the University. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Master of Arts in Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs. The College is a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Addiction Program is a member of the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.

The University is a member of the following:

Academy for the Study of the Psychoanalytic Arts
Academy of Finance
Academy of Management
Accounting Aid Society
Actors Equity Association
Actors Guild
American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Religion (AAR)
American Accounting Association
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
American Association of Individual Investors
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
American Correctional Association (ACA)
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
American Counseling Association 
American Economic Association (AEA)
American Evaluation Association (ΑΕΑ)
American Finance Association
American Forensic Association (AFA)
American Historical Association
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Library Association (ALA)
American Marketing Association
American Mental Health Counselor Association
American Psychological Association (APA)
American School Counselor Association
American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities (ASBH)
American Society for Quality
American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC)
American Statistical Association
American Studies Association
Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
Association for Psychological Science
Association for Specialist in Group Work
Association of American Law Schools
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Applied Computing (ACM SIG SAC)
Association of Consumer Research
Association of Directors of Psychology Training Clinics (ADPTC)
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan
Association of Information Systems
Association of Information Technology Professionals
Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
Association of Marketing Science
Association of Michigan School Counselors
Association of Religiously Affiliated Law Schools
Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors
Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Business Leadership Network of Michigan
Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work
Canadian Psychology Association (CPA)
Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA)
Center for Ethics and Religious Values, Notre Dame University
Central States Communication Association (CSCA)
Chi Sigma Iota
Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education
College Media Advisers (CMA)
College Theology Society (CTS)
Collegium  Michigan Academy of Arts, Sciences and Letters
Conference for Mercy Higher Education
Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIAC)
Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology Programs (CUDCP)
Council on Social Work Education
Decision Sciences Institute
Department of Labor and Economic Growth, Member-State Navigator Initiative
Detroit Area Library Network (DALNET)
Detroit Executive Service Corps
Dharma Drum Mountain Cultural Center
Director of Independent Libraries in Michigan (DIAL-M)
Economic Club of Detroit
Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)
Financial Education Association
Financial Executives International
Financial Management Association International
Global Jesuit Business Alumni Association
Global Jesuit Business Student Association
Greater Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
History of Economics Society
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)
International Association for Business and Society
International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors
International Association of Jesuit Business Schools
International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE)
International Listening Association (ILC)
International Network of Engaged Buddhists
International Society of Feminist Theologians
International Transpersonal Association
Jane Austen Society of North America
John Courtney Murray Theology Group
Marketing Management Association
MBAA Academy of Finance
Medical Ethics Resource Network of Michigan (MERN)
Medical Library Association (MLA)
Medieval Academy
Metropolitan Detroit Medical Library Group (MDMLG)
Michigan Academic Library Council (MALC)
Michigan Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Michigan Association for Specialists in Group Work
Michigan Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Educators
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Colleges of Nursing
Michigan Association of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists (MAIOP)
Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Michigan Business Leadership Network
Michigan Career Educators and Employers Alliance (MCEEA)
Michigan Collegiate Press Association (MCPA)
Michigan Council of Federal Depository Libraries (MCFDL)
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
Michigan Counseling Association
Michigan Health Science Library Association (MHSLA)
Michigan Hispanic Fund
Michigan Library Association (MLA)
Michigan Psychological Association
Michigan Religious Roundtable
Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (MSPP)
Michigan Teachers of English as a Second Language (MITESOL)
Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants
Middle East Studies Association
Midwest Cooperative Library Services (MCLS)
Midwest Economics Association (MEA)
Midwest Finance Association
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
Midwestern Psychological Association
MiJob Coalition
Mobilization of Disabled Youth Leadership
National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE)
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Social Workers - Michigan
National Association of Workforce Professionals
National Communication Association (NCA)
National League for Nursing (NLN)
National Organization of Nurse Practitioners
New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NYNATAS)
Organization of American Historians
Phi Alpha Delta (ΦΑΔ)
Physician Assistant Education Association
Pi Sigma Alpha (ΠΣΑ)
Production and Operations Management Society
Sakyadhita: International Association of Buddhist Women
Screen Royal Historical Society
Small Business Institute
Social Enterprise Alliance
Society for Biblical Literature (SBL)
Society for Business Ethics
Society for Historians of the Early Republic
Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Society for Stage Directors and Choreographers
Society for the Advancement of Management
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR)
Society of Christian Ethics (SCE)
Society of Estimators and Cost Analyst
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Southeast League of Libraries (SEMLOL)
Southwestern Finance Association
Special Library Association (SLA)
State Bar of Michigan (SBM)
State Bar of Michigan Real Estate Section (SBM RES)
Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESOL)
The Association of Korean Political Studies
The Clute Institute for Academic Research
The Korea America Economic Association
The Korea America Finance Association
Theatre Communications Group
Turnaround Management Association
United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
US Department of Transportation Center (MIOH-UTC)
Women's Economic Club