The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
The Aquinas College Biology Department has been selected to join the Small World Initiative (SWI), a Yale-University-based non-profit organization that aims to teach stud
Newly Organized Department Features Major in Health Science
Responding to national and regional employment trends in the fields of health and medicine, Aquinas College will begin offering a major in Health Science to support the college’s mission to provide a liberal arts education with a career orientation.
The new Health Science major is part of the renamed Biology and Health Sciences Department (formerly the Biology Department). Students take the liberal arts core along with Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry and Mathematics courses tailored to equip them for postgraduate training in allied health fields like Physician Assistant (PA), Physical Therapy (PT), podiatry, and public health. As a part of our commitment to the sciences, Aquinas College has embarked on a campaign that includes a $32 million renovation and expansion of our science facilities....
Starting in fall 2017, Aquinas College will offer a new Child Life Specialist major, preparing students to meet the needs of infants, children, adolescents, and their fam
Starting in fall 2017, Aquinas College will offer a new Child Life Specialist major, preparing students to meet the needs of infants, children, adolescents, and their families who are facing medical procedures or developmental risks.
The multidisciplinary degree will prepare students to handle many important duties, such as educating children in developmentally appropriate terminology about procedures, diagnosis, or treatments, and working with the family to support their needs. In a 2014 policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Child Life Specialist support decreases sedation use, radiation costs by increasing coping skills for painful treatments, and helps reduce fear and anxiety.”...
The Athletic Training program (ATP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Why Study Kinesiology?
Love sport, fitness or helping people heal? Kinesiology has you covered. Kinesiology is the study of body movement, and it is home to everything associated with moving bodies. With four majors and six minors, you can gain the skills and education needed to combine your love of sport, fitness and helping people with healthcare, athletic training, teaching, coaching and personal training or business to land the job of your dreams. We are one of the few programs in the state where Athletic Training majors can also compete in intercollegiate athletics - giving our students a competitive edge. Our Business Administration/Sport Management majors can work with faculty to custom tailor their education to match their career goals by adding minors and concentrations. Our exercise science students get hands-on experience with faculty and our large network of successful alumni who work in the fitness industry. Physical Education Teaching majors benefit from small classes with state of the art sport and fitness facilities, giving them the best opportunity for success. No matter your specific major, our Kinesiology department will prepare you for a successful, rewarding and fulfilling career....
Detroit Mercy offers a 4-year baccalaureate program in nursing at Aquinas College. Students begin their career path early, with direct admittance to the program as freshm
Why Study Nursing?
Detroit Mercy offers a 4-year baccalaureate program in nursing at Aquinas College. Students begin their career path early, with direct admittance to the program as freshmen. The unique partnership between Aquinas College and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s provides students the opportunity to complete a liberal arts education with supportive coursework taught by Aquinas College faculty while gaining hands-on clinical experience clinical experience at facilities throughout West Michigan. As part of the Mercy/Jesuit tradition, our students will have the opportunity to serve the poor, underserved, vulnerable and marginalized - preparing themselves for a career of making a difference. Our program also boasts a strong mentor program that will match nursing students with upperclassmen to help them through their training. Many of our graduates go on to assume leadership roles in the workplace as well as graduate programs at schools such as University of Michigan, Duke, Rush University, and Washington State....