Academics


Self-Achievement Through Academics

Academics are the cornerstone of an education at Delaware State University, and knowledge is key to achieving your life goals.  At Delaware State University (DSU), you’ll acquire the education and skills you need to be a competitive force in today’s changing global job market. Whether you’re preparing for a career in international relations through one of our study-abroad programs, looking to hone your talents as music major or learning the latest technology in applied optics, DSU has a dedicated faculty and challenging curriculum to empower you for life’s road ahead.  DSU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).  In addition, the University’s Business, Education, Social Work, Nursing, Didactic, and Hospitality and Tourism all have national accreditations. 

Most DSU students will agree that our world-renowned faculty helps set us apart from other colleges and universities. We have some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated instructors in higher education today. In fact, our 205 faculty members, spread over 21 departments, hold a total of 174 doctoral degrees or terminal degrees.

Our faculty’s years of practical experience help DSU students connect what they learn in the classroom to their chosen major’s applications in industry and everyday life. Our 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you’ll get the attention you need to grasp the concepts and theories in your discipline.

Learn a new scientific approach in one of our state-of-the-art laboratories in the Mishoe Science Center, or discover a love for Harlem Renaissance poetry in an English class in the Education and Humanities Building. The range of disciplines and learning opportunities is vast, and discovering your niche at DSU can lead to a world of exciting career options. Choose any one of nearly 70 academic paths, including doctoral programs in Applied Chemistry, Educational Leadership, Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, Neuroscience and Optics, and embark upon a journey that will lead to a rewarding career in a knowledge-based global economy.

We invite you to explore the plethora of ways DSU is the right fit to inspire you in your educational venture. Putting students first is our most important work. We are committed to bringing forward the full force of our talents and resources that rest at DSU to aid in the design and development of programs and the implementation of strategies that will produce successful outcomes that each of you deserve.  

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