The College of Business Administration provides professional education in business and related fields recognizing the importance of a liberalizing education as a foundation for a career of continuing self-education. The University of Detroit Mercy's Graduate Programs offer a personal academic approach to help you prepare for a rapidly evolving business world. Graduate business students can tailor their programs to meet their specific needs and interests, building on their current base of knowledge and work experiences. The College aims to instill in its students, through a personalized educational process, a sense of personal integrity, a high measure of intellectual curiosity and a deep awareness of personal and social values in contemporary society, particularly in its urban setting. To this end, the College notes the following mission and goals:
The College of Business Administration prepares diverse students to serve business organizations and society with competence, compassion and conscience. Rooted in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, the College champions academic excellence and good character by encouraging intellectual, spiritual, ethical, and social growth.
We achieve this mission by
Encouraging and expecting excellence from students, faculty, and staff in all we do.
Helping students to develop knowledge, analytical and critical thinking, and skills to compete in a dynamic global business environment;
Teaching students self-reflection, teamwork with diverse peoples, and responsible stewardship for the common good;
Delivering quality teaching, research, and service to our University, our profession, and our community;
Providing quality bachelor and master degree programs.
The College of Business Administration is nationally accredited, on both the undergraduate (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) and graduate (Master of Business Administration) levels, by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Organized in 1916, AACSB International is the premier accrediting agency for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting.
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UDM's MBA Program is one of the oldest AACSB-accredited programs in the United States. In 2009, the program celebrated 60 years of accreditation by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. UDM's MBA Program is the only private school in Michigan with AACSB International accreditation
Outlook for Graduates of Business Programs
The University of Detroit Mercy's graduate business programs have an excellent reputation in metropolitan Detroit's professional community. More than 200 business and professional organizations are represented by employees enrolled as degree candidates at the University. The University is proud of the many graduates who are in top management positions of organizations in every sector of the economy.