Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
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A- Excellent
3.875 Based on 4 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
B+
Activities and Groups
B+

Degree Overview

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.

1424 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
10
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
30
13
 
2
Archives/Archival Administration
 
 
 
25
 
Children and Youth Library Services
 
 
 
7
 
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
4
1
 
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
8
 
0
East Asian Studies
 
12
 
 
 
Educational Psychology
 
 
27
 
2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
 
4
 
 
 
History, General
 
24
5
0
3
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
 
 
15
 
 
Labor Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
141
1
 
Linguistics
 
9
4
 
 
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
 
 
0
0
0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
0
0
 
 
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
 
 
 
2
 
Philosophy
 
13
2
 
2
Political Science and Government, General
 
83
3
 
8
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
19
0
0
Psychology, General
 
314
13
 
13
Public Administration
 
23
18
 
 
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
 
2
 
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
11
13
 
Social Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
0
Social Work
 
155
320
0
2
Sociology
 
40
1
 
3
Urban Studies/Affairs
 
17
 
 
 
Youth Services/Administration
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1300 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
2
 
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, General
 
 
 
0
 
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
 
0
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
14
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
18
 
6
 
Clinical/Medical Social Work
 
 
 
0
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
5
 
5
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
18
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
55
7
 
3
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
 
 
7
 
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
8
0
Health Communication
 
 
 
0
 
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
 
119
 
 
 
Health/Medical Physics
 
 
2
1
1
Immunology
 
 
2
 
0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
 
 
 
0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
 
 
9
 
0
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
 
24
 
 
 
Medical Scientist
 
 
3
0
0
Medicine
 
 
 
 
272
Neurobiology and Anatomy
 
 
0
 
 
Nurse Anesthetist
 
 
30
0
0
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
 
 
15
3
0
Nursing Education
 
 
 
9
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
0
5
5
Nursing Science
 
0
0
 
17
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
 
 
0
0
 
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
 
 
33
 
 
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant
 
12
0
 
 
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
25
0
0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
 
 
5
 
6
Pharmacy
 
 
 
 
99
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
72
Physician Assistant
 
 
49
 
 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
19
0
0
Public Health, General
 
105
39
10
 
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
 
0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
141
 
 
 
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
 
 
 
2
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
11
 
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
 
 
7
 
 
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
0
0
0

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1231 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
120
25
1
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
350
45
3
Economics, General
 
36
4
1
2
Economics, Other
 
8
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
 
 
5
 
Finance, General
 
138
1
 
 
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
 
 
 
0
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
184
5
 
 
Labor and Industrial Relations
 
10
12
 
 
Management Science
 
 
6
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
125
 
 
 
Organizational Behavior Studies
 
146
 
 
 
Taxation
 
 
4
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

962 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
50
76
6
8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
106
 
 
Biotechnology
 
 
2
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
31
13
 
3
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
 
 
18
 
 
Civil Engineering, General
 
32
24
 
6
Computer Engineering, General
 
 
6
 
2
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
 
15
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
 
1
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
86
46
 
7
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
 
24
 
 
 
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
 
1
 
 
 
Engineering Technology, General
 
 
11
 
 
Engineering, General
 
 
 
1
 
Engineering, Other
 
 
15
3
 
Engineering/Industrial Management
 
 
19
0
 
Environmental Science
 
15
 
 
 
Environmental Toxicology
 
 
 
0
 
Industrial Engineering
 
22
90
 
8
Manufacturing Engineering
 
 
14
 
 
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Materials Science
 
 
7
 
1
Mechanical Engineering
 
83
93
 
3
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
 
11
 
 
 
Nanotechnology
 
 
 
0
 
Polymer/Plastics Engineering
 
 
 
3
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

953 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
0
0
 
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
 
 
6
 
Applied Mathematics, General
 
 
1
 
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
8
5
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
0
7
0
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
48
1
 
 
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
 
 
14
0
 
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
 
27
32
 
0
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
44
0
2
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
8
5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
 
1
 
 
Education, Other
 
0
 
 
 
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
 
1
 
 
 
Educational Evaluation and Research
 
 
8
 
14
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
36
2
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
 
 
29
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
0
19
6
7
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
30
14
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
70
12
 
9
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
0
2
 
 
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
14
1
 
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
10
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
7
2
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
13
13
0
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
0
1
0
 
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
7
5
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
109
17
0
4
Public/Applied History
 
 
1
0
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
6
1
1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
41
17
 
 
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
 
3
 
 
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
0
0
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
15
11
1
3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
34
25
 
5
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
0
37
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
70
0
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
9
 
Technical Teacher Education
 
0
1
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

488 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anatomy
 
 
0
 
4
Astronomy
 
2
 
 
 
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 
 
16
 
4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
 
53
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
207
5
 
6
Biotechnology
 
 
2
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
27
1
 
32
Chemistry, Other
 
37
 
 
 
Computational Science
 
 
 
0
 
Financial Mathematics
 
0
 
 
 
Genome Sciences/Genomics
 
 
0
 
0
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
17
3
 
 
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
 
0
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
20
5
 
7
Molecular Biology
 
 
0
 
2
Neuroscience
 
 
 
 
2
Oncology and Cancer Biology
 
 
0
 
2
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
 
 
 
 
0
Physical Sciences, Other
 
16
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
4
4
 
3
Physiology, General
 
 
2
 
2
Statistics, General
 
 
3
 
 

253 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
115
42
0
10
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
 
8
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
1
1
11
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
60
 
4
 
Systems Engineering
 
 
 
1
 

127 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
 
 
0
 
 
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
 
11
 
 
 
Dance, General
 
14
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
32
14
 
2
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
 
 
0
 
Music, General
 
46
6
 
 

100 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
 
64
0
 
 
Funeral Direction/Service
 
36
 
 
 

97 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
 
 
1
 
Journalism
 
33
 
 
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
41
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
22
 
 
 

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Check out the online programs offered at Wayne State University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Archives/Archival Administration
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
Children and Youth Library Services
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
 
 
 
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
Information Science/Studies
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
 
 
Social Work
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
 
Technical Teacher Education
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
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 (College of Nursing)
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 (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Wayne State University School of Medicine Psychology Internship)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (English Language Institute)
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

* 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?

4 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA English, Class of 1996

    no idea at this time

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    psychology, Class of 1972

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

    4 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.

    4 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    psychology, Class of 1972

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

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA English, Class of 1996

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

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Management, Class of 2008

    Mediocre. Hours of operation were limited.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Elementary Education, Class of 2000

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

    3 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Alumni
    psychology, Class of 1972

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

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Elementary Education, Class of 2000

    I don't know I was too busy studying.

    3 Rated January 2016

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