Wayne State University

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Wayne State University Review

Detroit, MI, 656 West Kirby Street
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities B+
Activities and Groups B+
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Wayne State University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 27,140 students and offering 325 degrees in Detroit, MI.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Wayne State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
1,507 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
5
Anthropology
20
11
3
Archives/archival Administration
20
Children and Youth Library Services
13
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
1
Counseling Psychology
14
East Asian Studies
8
Educational Psychology
23
8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
6
History
31
9
1
4
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
7
Labor Studies
7
Library and Information Science
188
12
Linguistics
8
9
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
7
0
1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
9
0
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
2
Philosophy
12
3
1
Political Science
57
4
7
Psychology
384
17
16
Public Administration
20
8
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
7
School Psychology
9
12
Social Sciences
0
Social Work
109
327
5
3
Sociology
56
7
2
Urban Studies/affairs
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
1,252 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
56
1
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems
2
Audiology/audiologist
8
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
20
8
Clinical/medical Social Work
0
Dietetics/dietitian
8
4
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
88
12
4
Genetic Counseling/counselor
6
Gerontology
9
0
Health Communication
1
Health/medical Physics
9
4
0
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
245
Immunology
2
3
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
0
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
42
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
25
Medical Scientist
0
0
0
Medicine
283
Neurobiology and Anatomy
0
Nurse Anesthetist
16
1
Nurse Midwife/nursing Midwifery
0
Nursing Education
8
Nursing Science
0
0
20
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
0
0
Occupational Therapy/therapist
34
Pathology/pathologist Assistant
12
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
9
1
Pharmacy
102
Physical Therapy/therapist
32
Physician Assistant
43
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
6
0
Public Health
0
13
9
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
4
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
0
Registered Nurse
89
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
0
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
2
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
11
Women's Health Nurse/nursing
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
987 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
0
0
Applied Behavior Analysis
0
Applied Mathematics
5
Art Studies
93
2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
7
2
Art Teacher Education
5
12
0
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
13
0
Communication Sciences and Disorders
41
31
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
28
0
2
Curriculum and Instruction
9
10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
8
0
Education
11
Education/teaching of Individuals Who Are Developmentally Delayed
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
0
Education/teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
0
Educational Evaluation and Research
3
5
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
12
Educational/instructional Technology
0
21
12
8
Educational Leadership and Administration
20
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
19
31
0
English Language and Literature
51
16
13
English/language Arts Teacher Education
17
3
Foreign Language Teacher Education
2
1
Foreign Languages and Literatures
24
10
4
German Language and Literature
7
2
Health Teacher Education
8
5
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
16
5
Middle/near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
7
5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
37
17
0
1
Public/applied History
0
0
Reading Teacher Education
14
1
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
18
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
55
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
Social Studies Teacher Education
41
1
Spanish Language and Literature
2
0
Special Education and Teaching
22
57
10
2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
34
24
6
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
1
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
2
Technical Teacher Education
0
7
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
738 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
112
40
1
Business Administration and Management
168
4
2
Economics
22
14
2
5
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
0
Finance
70
Human Resources Management and Services
1
International Business
91
Labor and Industrial Relations
10
Marketing/marketing Management
85
Organizational Behavior Studies
106
Taxation
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
562 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
19
45
5
6
Chemical Engineering
29
10
3
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
18
Civil Engineering
27
40
3
Computer Engineering
8
1
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
8
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians
0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
34
32
8
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
13
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology
0
Engineering
12
0
Engineering/industrial Management
12
1
Engineering Technology
4
Environmental Science
12
Environmental Toxicology
0
Industrial Engineering
16
41
8
Manufacturing Engineering
7
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
0
Materials Sciences
3
1
Mechanical Engineering
38
75
6
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
16
Nanotechnology
1
Polymer/plastics Engineering
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
435 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
1
2
Astronomy
2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1
2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
33
Biology
190
3
10
Biotechnology
2
Chemistry
45
4
22
Computational Science
0
Geology/earth Science
13
4
Mathematics
26
4
3
Molecular Biology
0
4
Neuroscience
2
Oncology and Cancer Biology
1
7
Pathology/experimental Pathology
0
Physical Sciences
14
Physics
8
13
6
Physiology
3
9
Statistics
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
292 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
1
Criminal Justice
125
17
Dispute Resolution
6
1
Law
136
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
3
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
2
Tax Law/taxation
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
178 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
52
70
0
10
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology
3
Information Science/studies
0
3
Management Information Systems
38
1
Systems Engineering
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
149 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
3
Journalism
42
Public Relations/image Management
65
Radio and Television
39
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
145 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
14
Dance
26
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
37
13
1
Film/cinema/video Studies
1
Music
44
8
Music Performance
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
54 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
32
0
Funeral Direction/service
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Wayne State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Criminal Justice
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
Educational/instructional Technology
Library and Information Science
Management Information Systems
Social Work
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
Systems Engineering
Technical Teacher Education
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Wayne State University School of Medicine Psychology Internship)
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
psychology, Class of 1972

I HAVE BEEN AWAY FROM THE UNIVERSITY FOR SO LONG, NOT UPDATED, BUT THEY HAVE A WONDERFUL MEDICAL SCHOOL.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA English, Class of 1996

no idea at this time

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
psychology, Class of 1972

VERY DIVERSE, LOCATED IN HEART OF CITY, STUDENTS COME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Management, Class of 2008

Diverse. I was not required to live in campus so did not experience much of the culture.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
psychology, Class of 1972

NEWER DORMS, NO LONGER A COMMUTER SCHOOL, A LOT OF NEWER BUILDINGS.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA English, Class of 1996

my info is likely outdated sine I have not been on campus in 20 years

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Management, Class of 2008

Mediocre. Hours of operation were limited.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2000

When I was going there, some areas spelled like urine.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
psychology, Class of 1972

BUILDING DEVOTED TO VARIOUS STUDENT RELIGIOUS GROUPS, FOR SOCIALIZING, ETC., SMALLER COLLEGES WITHIN UNIV.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2000

I don't know I was too busy studying.

Rated January 2016
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