The University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a private, Roman Catholic institution, sponsored by the Society of Jesus and the Religious Sisters of Mercy. With a mission to provide “excellent student-centered undergraduate and graduate education” and to “integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students,” UDM offers a variety of online learning resources including online degree programs. Each online course is taught in small classes by attentive faculty members who are experts in their field. UDM’s online courses are carefully structured in order to provide each student with the best opportunity to learn and achieve their goals. Because each student is valued and seen as an individual at UDM, the institution strives to make each educational experience personal, productive, and successful for every student.