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The CMU seal in front of Warriner Hall with trees turning red for fall


Central Michigan University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research - high research institution and offers more than 70 graduate degree programs at the master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. CMU is investing heavily in new buildings, enhanced classrooms, and state-of-the-art labs and research facilities. At CMU, you will work closely with faculty mentors to succeed in your field, within your personalized graduate program plan and beyond the classroom.

Faculty Spotlight

John Andraka has been teaching physical therapy courses at the doctoral level at CMU for five years. In that time, he’s instructed hundreds of students and directed the university’s Hands for Health Clinic, a pro bono clinic dedicated to providing physical therapy services for underinsured members of the Mount Pleasant community.

John was nominated for Instructor of the Year by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association in 2012.

Instructor John Andraka teaching class

Student Spotlight

Victoria Peterson is an MSA student who, while working toward her Bachelor of Science degree in public health education and and health promotion at CMU, earned credits toward her graduate degree. 

“I’ve learned so much working on group projects with people, setting my own goals and deadlines, and I’ve really learned more about how I work in a group as well as by myself."

Close up of Victoria Peterson in front of the Health Professions Medicine sign

Use your vision and energy as an emerging leader to explore and discover. Be open to new ideas, find ways to engage in public service and continue your quest for knowledge."
- Dr. George E. Ross, Former President