"I am currently enrolled in graduate school, doing both therapy and diagnostic testing with a multitude of age ranges. In therapy, I work with children, adolescents, adults and also provide marriage counseling, parent guidance and family therapy. Diagnostic testing gives me an opportunity to work with a wide range of referral questions such as learning difficulties, attention difficulties, gastric bypass evaluations, intellectual and personality measures. Lake Superior State University gave me a strong background in statistics and other courses that provided me with the skills to success and prepared me for graduate school."
University of Detroit Mercy
Welcome Future Laker Parents!
What happens after graduation?
Through small class sizes, class projects, senior projects, internships, student activities and field-work, you will learn both theory and application, which allows you to build a powerful resume at the same time. Through these experiences, our graduates often report that they are well prepared for their profession, whether it is graduate school or the workplace.
"Within six months of commencement, 86 percent of our graduates are either working full-time or attending graduate school. Some of our departments, such as Engineering and Nursing, report 100 percent placement rates."
Some graduate schools our alumni have attended:
- Central Michigan University
- Cooly Law School
- Detroit School of Law
- Eastern Michigan University
- George Washington University
- Indiana University
- John Hopkins University
- Michigan State University
- Northern Arizona University
- Northern Michigan University
- Purdue University
- University of Michigan
- University of Minnesota
- University of Notre Dame
- University of Western Ontario
- Wayne State University
- Western Michigan University
Some examples of Lakers in the workplace:
A partial list of employers who recruit and hire LSSU graduates:
- Paul McDonald ’91, Vice President of Finance for the Detroit Red Wings
- Scott Hollabaugh ’01, Special Agent for the Internal Revenue Service
- Tracy West ’86, Boston Fleet Classic Tournament Director, an official event of the Senior PGA Tour
- Marc Dragan ’02, Head Counselor, Great Lakes Recovery
- Terrence J. Thompson ’80, Assistant DA, Dade County Florida
- Heidi Tenbrinke ’02, Elementary Teacher, Algoma District School
- Mitch Irwin ’74, Director of Operations, Management and Budget for the State of Michigan
- Heather Jordan ’01, Americorp Worker, Chippewa FIA
- Patricia Caruso ’75, Director of Corrections for the State of Michigan
- Katherine Wing ’03, Children’s Services Librarian, Shiawasee District Library
- Dr. Steve Mulholland ’83, Oncologist and Reconstructive Surgeon in Toronto
- Steven Krenek ’00, Software Designer, Infea Tech. LLC
- Renee Jent ‘95, President, Legal Assistant Association of Michigan
- Shawn Flint ’03, Vehicle Test/Development Engineer, Continental Teves, Inc.
- Adrienne Beckham ’01, RegisteredNurse Supervisor, Chippewa Correctional Facility
- Beth Nowicki ’01, Elementary Teacher, Kerby Elementary
Political Science ...
"The study of political science/law is basically the path of least resistance for me. It is a subject that has always interested me, and one that I have proved to be naturally insightful in. Studying political science isn’t just the study of how governments function or how it is composed, but the study of why it exists and to what ends. In short, it is the study of what makes everything else possible."
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