If you dream of spending your days in the executive suite or starting your own business, consider the College of Business Administration. You’ll learn how to manage a budget, forecast product placement, create a buzz, crunch numbers, make great hires and manage your own company. Small classes mean you’ll engage one-on-one with faculty members who focus on the knowledge you need to succeed in your small business or global enterprise. CMU’s connections within the business community will provide you with real-world opportunities, both on campus and around the world. Programs are designed with a keen eye on current and future business trends to ensure better career opportunities for you. More than 4,000 students are enrolled in CBA courses, pursuing careers in a variety of areas ranging from entrepreneurship, accounting and business information systems to marketing and hospitality.
Perhaps you envisioned producing an Emmy award-winning documentary, writing a socially relevant online news story or painting the next museum masterpiece. Programs within the College of Communication and Fine Arts will help you unlock your potential in communicating with and inspiring others. The College’s programs provide a learning environment that fosters creativity and real-world experience. You’ll balance classroom theory with structured, hands-on involvement to prepare you for the career that best first your personal interests. And, you’ll learn from engaging professors who possess extensive professional experience and academic backgrounds. Students can study music, dance, theater, public relations, broadcasting and journalism are just a few of the academic offerings in CMU’s College of Communication and Fine Arts.
Programs within the College of Education and Human Services will prepare you for careers that enhance the lives of others. You can become the teacher students remember for years after they leave your classroom. You can research and design consumer goods, created efficient living spaces, and help family members support each other as they age. You can explore the practical application of dietetics and nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease or examine how society affects the growth and development of young children. Graduates go on to successful careers as teachers, school administrators, counselors, event planners, family life educators, designers of the clothes we wear, or designers of the homes and buildings where we live and work. Graduates go on to successful careers as teachers, school administrators, counselors, event planners, recreation leaders, designers of the clothes we wear, or designers of the homes and buildings where we live and work.
The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences houses a variety of academic programs that will help you better understand human behavior, enhance society, learn from the past and engage with the world as global citizens. Academic areas range from political science, English and history to social work, military science, neuroscience, and psychology. You’ll learn from and collaborate with top professors who are experts in their field, working closely with them on research projects for publications and presentations to regional, national, and international audiences. Your classrooms in this college include research laboratories, historical sites, and libraries. You’ll also expand your knowledge through filed assignments, service learning projects and study abroad opportunities.
The College of Science and Engineering offers areas of study that take you from the depths of the Great Lakes to the farthest corners of the universe. All programs feature advanced equipment for learning and research, whether it’s the Newtonian/Cassegrain reflector telescope in the CMU observatory or a 33-foot research vessel housed at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island. If you’re amazed by algae, curious about cartography, or determined to be a doctor, we can further your education in all things science. Backed by agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense, undergraduate research at CMU is an area of strength. Our professors do groundbreaking research on topics such as cybersecurity, infectious diseases, and the ecology of Antarctica. Biology,chemistry, engineering, physics, meteorology and computer science are just a few of the academic offerings.
If your dream job involves curing spinal cord injuries or carpal tunnel, treating someone’s health or developing new methods of drug delivery, you should discover what The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions has to offer. See how its classroom internship and clinical experiences will prepare you for the health-related career you’ve always wanted. From assisting on the field with CMU’s intercollegiate athletics teams amid the roar of cheering fans, entering a soundproof booth to assess a patient’s hearing or boarding Mobile Health Central to take health care services to underserved rural areas and clients in need, you’ll be making an impact before you graduate. The CMU College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences houses a variety of academic programs. A national leader in a variety of health professions, CMU graduates students with physician assistant, physical therapy,audiology, speech-language pathology and athletic training degrees.