Why Liberal Arts at UDM?


A Liberal Arts Degree from University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is for today's students who want to become tomorrow's leaders, visionaries and pioneers. It is for students who want to be the change they want to see in the world by understanding that world through critical thinking, research and direct experience. And, it is for students who know that their future employers will demand more than just technical skills.

A UDM Liberal Arts degree allows you to be and have more so that you can envision the possibilities, pursue your passion and do great things. 

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Liberal Arts in the News

A Liberal Arts education is an investment in your future and will give you the foundational skills to take you wherever your career path leads. Read why Liberal Arts degrees are are in demand:
Why Liberal Arts at UDM

Critical Thinkers Wanted: See Why a Liberal Arts Education is Necessary in Today's World.

That Usless Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Techs Hottest Ticket

Is a college degree a lost cause these days?
Detroit Free Press

Liberal Arts Majors Share in Good Employment News

Liberal Education's Role in Positive Society
Huff Post Education ~ The Blog

The English Lit Major
The New York Post

This Is Irrefutable Evidence Of The Value Of A Humanities Education
Huff Post - The Third Metric

Carlyle Co-Founder’s Formula for Success: Study the Humanities
The Wall Street Journal

Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term
Inside Higher Ed

How Liberal-Arts Majors Fare Over the Long Haul
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Focusing too Narrowly in College Could Backfire
The Wall Street Journal

Liberal Arts Grads Win Long-Term
Inside Higher Ed

How Liberal-Arts Majors Fare Over the Long Haul
The Chronical of Higher Education

Student dilemma: Artistic Passion vs. Technology
San Jose Mercury News

Probing Question: Is a Liberal Arts Education Relevant in Today’s Economy?

I Make, therefore I Am: The Value of a Liberal Arts Degree
The Varsity
Thinking Like an Investor about the Liberal Arts
The Huffington Post
A Liberal Arts Degree Leads to a Career, Not Just a Job
The Huffington Post
Liberal Arts Careers
The Open Education Database
20 Lucrative Careers You Can Get with a Liberal Arts Degree
How to Turn a Liberal Arts Degree into a Paycheck
USA Today
Find Jobs in Your Liberal Arts Field
Liberal Arts Skills a Good Fit for Jobs
Tampa Bay Times
The Dream Employers for Liberal Arts Students