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Facts about Marygrove College

  • Established in the city of Detroit in 1927 as a Catholic college sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) and guided by the values of human dignity; community; social justice; ecological justice; excellence; innovation; and diversity.
  • Founded in 1905 in Monroe, Michigan, by the IHM Sisters, to provide college education for women, long before it was fashionable.
  • Has provided graduate degrees for more than 50 years.
  • On August 9th 2017, announced its transition to a graduate college offering Master’s degrees and professional development, effective January 1, 2018. 
  • Provides graduate degrees and certificate programs in Education, Human Resource Management and Social Justice.
  • Mission: Marygrove College, an independent, Catholic graduate institution, sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, educates students from diverse backgrounds; fosters values-based leadership, provides innovative graduate studies and professional development toward career enhancement and social responsibility, and serves as an institutional leader within the city of Detroit.
  • Vision: Our students, as citizen-leaders, will inspire transformative change in their workplaces, communities, and society through intellectual rigor and professional excellence, creativity and imagination, active compassion for others, and life-long commitment to a just, humane, and inclusive world.
  • Pioneer in online Master's in the Art of Teaching
  • Pioneer in Master’s of Social Justice degree
  • Innovative degrees and certificate programs in Education, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Special Education (Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders), Reading.
  • Customizable professional development programs in Education and Human Resource Management
  • Only place to find the Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series, now in its 31st year, which brings noted African American authors and poets to the city of Detroit
  • Only place to find the Institute of Music and Dance and Institute for Art-Infused Education: to nurture and harness creativity, strengthen technical and performance skills, and heighten artistic awareness. Students of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds receive high quality, developmentally appropriate programs in music, dance, theater, visual arts, and other performing arts disciplines.

Scholarship Programs

Scholarship Programs

Scholarships are available for Master's programs. Please contact the admissions department for more information at 313-927-1240 or email at info@marygrove.edu

Financial Aid Available

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