College of Health Professions & MSON

Our College of Health Professions and McAuley School of Nursing are unique, unparalleled places to be during a time of increasing demand for health professionals. Our faculty are experts in their field, whether it is nursing (with numerous subspecialties), physician assistant, nurse anesthesia or health services administration.

Since our mission is to prepare you as professionals who will be leaders in your field, our faculty know you and pride themselves on being accessible to you throughout your education. They will provide you with the 1-on-1 mentorship and guidance that will move you along the path to excellence. Our history, which is over a 60-year legacy of delivering quality health professions and nursing education, shows a strong track record of exceptional education through the alumni who have made a difference in the health of countless individuals, families and communities in our area, state, region and nation.

Upcoming Events

March 2, 2023: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - CHM 114
National Alliance on Mental Illness-In Our Own Voice presentation

Academic Programs

We are an urban center of academic excellence distinguished by our students and graduates.

Faculty, Students and Alumni Volunteer Services

McAuley Health Center

Faculty, students and alumni have continued to provide service and volunteerism to community–based organizations throughout the city, inclusive of health screening and physical exams, and outreach activities to underserved populations.

Nursing Simulation Lab

Sim Lab Located in the Health Professions Building, the McAuley School of Nursing Simulation Lab provides students with real-time healthcare experiences that assist them in critically thinking about patient care. In the lab, students will determine the care for a simulated patient who is programmed with a healthcare diagnosis and is fully interactive with them.

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Clinical, Co-op and Internships

Student coops For those looking for extensive opportunities, Detroit Mercy provides some of the best. Clinical, co-op and internship experiences are integral components of each of our program's curriculum.

Leading you to a professional career

Admitted & Current Students

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Policies, Procedures and Handbooks


random alumni Detroit Mercy offers a broad variety of resources designed to assist you personally and professionally.

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