Wayne State University (WSU)

Detroit, MI

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Wayne State University

Wayne State University

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Dance
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Foreign Languages and Literatures
General Music
German Language and Literature
History
Linguistics
Music Performance
Other Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Philosophy
Public/ Applied History and Archival Administration
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature

Business

Major Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Business Administration and Management
Finance
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor Studies
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior Studies
Taxation

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Film/Video & Cinematography
Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Education

Major Bachelors Masters
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Educational Evaluation and Research
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Other Education
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering

Major Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Technology
Engineering/Industrial Management
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Funeral and Mortuary Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Funeral Direction/Service

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Adult Health Nurse / Nursing
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Disorders
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Environmental Health
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Health/ Medical Physics
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Maternal / Child Health and Neonatal Nurse / Nursing
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Mental Health / Psychiatric Nurse / Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Education
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant
Pediatric Nurse / Nursing
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Physician Assistant
Public Health (MPH, DPH)
Public Health / Community Nurse / Nursing
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Computational Science
Dispute Resolution
Gerontology
Neuroscience
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Legal Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (LL.M., J.S.D), S.L.J)
Other Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Tax Law/Taxation (LL.M, J.S.D./S.J.D.)

Library Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biotechnology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology
Other Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Physiology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics
Statistics

Medical Residency Programs

Major Bachelors Masters
Psychiatry Residency Program

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Other Chemistry
Other Physical Sciences
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Central/Middle and Eastern European Studies
Counseling Psychology
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Psychology
Geography
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
School Psychology
Sociology
Urban Studies/Affairs

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Systems Technology
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Technology

Major Bachelors Masters
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Technology

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WSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 8 Reviews

50% of students gave Wayne State University 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Academics Rating

I enjoy interacting with the instructors who always make themselves available via office hours, email and after class. Since I am a business major, I am always working on group projects, which can be great and annoying when you have a slacker member in the group.


Alumnus - Grad Year 2004

Academics Rating

The program i was involved in was a Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Digital Media. Most of these Art type classes are smaller than regular Associate lecture courses that could have large lecture portions, (200 or so students each lecture) and smaller accompanying labs like you would find in any typical University setting. The workload is really as difficult or easy as you want to make it. I definately had some semesters where i probably took too many credits and others where i took fewer because i was working a lot.


WSU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.70
Retention Rate 75%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (very high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in May, June, July, and August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Other: osteopathic medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy

Class Sizes at Wayne State University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 43%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 7%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 47%
  • 100+ Students: 3%
Fewer than 20 Students 43%
50 - 100 Students 7%
20 - 49 Students 47%
100+ Students 3%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 68
  • Asian: 14
  • African American: 10
  • Unknown and Other: 6
  • Latino: 2
Caucasian 68
Asian 14
African American 10
Unknown and Other 6
Latino 2

Faculty at Wayne State University

Total Faculty 2,901
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16
Full-Time Professors 4,967
Male Faculty 1,591
Part-Time Professors 1,925
Women Faculty 1,310

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