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  • College of Liberal Arts & Education established in 1877
  • We celebrate liberal arts & social justice in the Jesuit and Mercy Traditions.
  • We are shaping and are shaped by Detroit's renaissance.
  • Build Your Boundless Future with Our Many Undergraduate and Graduate Programs.

An Investment to Last a Lifetime

The liberal arts have never been more relevant in a rapidly changing world. University of Detroit Mercy's College of Liberal Arts & Education offers more than 45 majors, certificates and minors at the undergraduate level and more than 20 graduate and post degree programs. No matter your career path, you will not only receive the foundational knowledge of your major but also gain critical thinking, analytical and communication skills that are valued by today's employers.

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Detroit Mercy Resets Fall 2018 Tuition
Beginning Fall 2018, Detroit Mercy will offer the transformative experience of a Catholic, Jesuit and Mercy education at the lower full-time undergraduate tuition rate. This is a more precise cost that families will pay prior to scholarships and financial aid are awarded.

Teacher Education Program Receives National Accreditation
Detroit Mercy's Teacher Education program received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Kristen Abraham, psychology professor, receives 2017 Detroit Mercy Faculty Achievement Award
2017 Faculty Achievement Award
Congratulations to Kristen Abraham, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, who received the 2017 Detroit Mercy Faculty Achievement Award.

HRSA Grant to Expand Counseling Workforce to Those in Greatest Need
Counseling students at University of Detroit Mercy will soon have new opportunities to learn and work in medically underserved communities, thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

CyberPatriot Center of Excellence seal

Midwest CISSE named CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

In 2006, The University of Detroit Mercy, which is the lead institution for the coalition, began building Cyber Security awareness across Michigan.  MCISSE now covers the upper Midwest with all five of the National Security Agency Centers of Excellence in Michigan. The Air Force Association just recognized MCISSE as a Center of Excellence for the CyberPatriot Program.

Making a difference - Mission Micro Grants
Four faculty and staff members will be able to further the University's Jesuit, Mercy, Catholic mission through University-sponsored micro grants...
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