About the College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions has much to offer:

Upcoming conference Apr. 4, 2014 "Urban Health Issues: Impact of the Affordable Care Act"

Agenda and Registration information. Target audience includes all health care professionals. Our honored guest speaker is Nancy Schlichting, MBA, CEO HFHS.

Extensive clinical and co-op opportunities:

UDM offers intensive study programs and on-the-job training co-ops. Clinical and administrative internship experiences are integral components of each program's curriculum.

UDM has a remarkable faculty comprised of nationally-known experts.

In fact, many have the Ph.D. or other highest available degree in their field of expertise. View our College of Health Professions faculty biographies by clicking here.

UDM offers leading programs in the field:

UDM's programs are responsive to changes in the marketplace. Review our recent changes at the McAuley School of Nursing, where we are addressing the shortage of nurses problem.

Program Flexibility:

You can take classes full time or part time. UDM has a schedule that is right for you. It also allows you to transfer your current skills for a new career.

Personal attention and academic support from an accessible faculty.

We have an extremely low student to faculty ratio of 13:1, assuring an amazing level of personal attention both inside and outside of the classroom.

Programs are web-enhanced:

A growing number of graduate classes in the College are online. Still other classes are web-enhanced and have online components. Read more about our online capabilities, and about the Greater Detroit Area Partnership for Training.

Programs are accredited and meet the highest national standards

The College of Health Professions' Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).

The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL, 60068, (847) 655-1160. The program's next accreditation review by COA is scheduled for October 2015.

Undergraduate and Graduate programs in the McAuley School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The CCNE's last visit was February, 2010.