Graduate and Professional Students

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We want you to step forward!

Even if you've already achieved great things with your bachelor's degree, a master's degree from University of Detroit Mercy can take you even further.

Top 10 reasons to earn a graduate degree

  • You'll have greater earning power & higher potential for future promotions.
  • You'll be able to advance your career – a great reason in the fields of psychology, social work & healthcare.
  • You'll be able to make a bigger difference in your cities & communities.
  • You'll be able to upgrade your education.
  • You'll get community recognition... maybe even national or international recognition!
  • You'll get research opportunitiesthe sky is the limit.
  • You'll get to work on advanced projects.
  • You'll be able to find teaching opportunities.
  • You'll be a part of a greater chain of knowledge.
  • And maybe, because you just want to...learn to think more critically & to accept the academic challenge.

Why Detroit Mercy?

UDM Fact Sheet

Because employers recognize the high-quality education and expertise that comes with a graduate degree from UDM, your opportunities are endless. Our School of Law graduates have served as Michigan Supreme Court justices and have occupied a seat on every court in the tri-county area. Our Nurse Anesthesia graduates scored 100% on the national certification exam this past year, compared to the national average of 84%. And a third of all Michigan dentists are graduates of our School of Dentistry!

Current facts about Detroit Mercy

Check out the document, "Current facts about Detroit Mercy" (PDF) to find out about more great things at the University!


Graduate student applicants should apply online here.  If you have any questions, please contact UDM Admissions.