College of Health Professions (CHP) Information Sessions

Prospective Health Services Administration and Nursing applicants are invited and strongly encouraged to attend one of our  virtual Information Sessions.

As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of students and the University community, our on campus information sessions have been replaced with an online format using Zoom. You are welcome to Visit our COVID-19 site for more information.

Health Services Administration

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    HSA and MHSA Information Sessions

    Information Sessions for graduate and undergraduate Health Services Administration (HSA & MHSA) programs are held every third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Questions? Contact  Donna Gormely or  (586) 263-6232.


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    BSN Information Sessions

    Nursing Information Sessions for transfer students and Second Degree Option (SDO) tracks, are held every third Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (except August and December).  Questions? Contact Keondra Dixson at or 313-993-1044.


    Graduate Nursing Information Sessions

    Information about our Graduate and Doctoral Nursing programs will be discussed at these information sessions.  Be certain to note the specific program scheduled for discussion on each posted date.

    MEAGN Program
    Master's Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing Program

    Learn more about MEAGN and meet faculty and staff on Zoom.  Join us for an information session on:

    • Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m.
    • Monday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

    Graduate Nursing
    Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

    If you plan to attend, please notify by email Elizabeth Boyar.  She will provide you with the Zoom link.  Without an RSVP, the session will be unavailable.  Dates are below.

    Upcoming dates:

    For the 2022-2023 application cycle, join us 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Eastern)

    • TBD

    Graduate Nursing
    Post-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) Certificate Program

    Upcoming dates:

    • TBD
    RSVP at with your name, state of residence, email address and date of information session(s).  A link to the virtual session will be sent for the date requested. At the virtual meeting, Ruel will take your questions and assist you in making the very important decision to return to school. Please review our ENP website prior to the meeting. All times are local time in Detroit (EST or EDT).

    Graduate Nursing
    Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS)

    • Thursday, May 12 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Zoom

    Join Dr. Mitzi, Clinical Nurse Specialist & Professor for a short presentation, Q&A about the role and our all On-line Clinical Nurse Specialist Program.

    Please review our AG-CNS website and video prior to the meeting.

    Graduate Nursing
    Healthcare Leadership (NHL) & Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

    Come and learn about our online nursing leadership programs including:

    • Nursing and Healthcare Leadership - prepares nurses for leadership and management roles
    • Clinical Nurse Leader program - prepares nurses for clinical leadership at the point of care.
    • Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom

    During the Zoom session, Dr. Stocker-Schneider will talk about the program, take your questions, and assist you in making the very important decision to return to school. We invite you to review our CNL & NHL websites prior to the meeting if you are able. All times are local time in Detroit (EST or EDT).

    Graduate Nursing
    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

    • TBD




    Annual DNP Program Mentor Reception

    The McAuley School of Nursing cordially invites you to a reception that encourages exploration of your graduate nursing professional development. Learn from our current students and alumni, how the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) can prepare you in advanced roles such as nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or executive/administrator.

    Whether you are a Master’s prepared nurse looking to complete the terminal degree in nursing through our post-master’s program or a Bachelor's prepared nurse that would like to combine the advanced Master’s level role with a doctorate – this is the event that can answer your questions!

    Dates are currently TBD

    Information sessions are held at the McNichols Campus of University of Detroit Mercy, which is located at the corner of Livernois and McNichols. The closest freeway exit is the Livernois exit on the Lodge/M-10 (campus is one mile north). The meetings will be held in the College of Health Professions Building (McNichols campus buildings map). The best parking is to enter via McNichols Road and park in the lot F on the map.

    Please RSVP to Rahima Ahmed,, or call 313-578-0438. If you are unable to attend but would like additional information about the DNP program, please contact Suzanne Erwin at 313-993-1828 or