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Evolve into a well-rounded person - and professional.

Develop your knowledge in mathematics, humanities, English, social science, life sciences and languages through Davenport University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Whether you’re studying to be a social worker, a business analyst, an environmental scientist or for any number of rewarding careers, you’ll take core classes through the College of Arts and Sciences. Davenport’s College of Arts and Sciences also offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, from a biological lab science degree, data science and analytics degree, to a bachelor of social work.


Learn from leading experts

The College of Arts and Sciences faculty are industry-experienced experts in their respective fields. They’re also compassionate and supportive mentors who will be there to help you succeed at Davenport and beyond. Learn from them online through our Global Campus or on one of Davenport’s campuses across Michigan. Through arts and science degrees like the medical lab science degree, you can also work alongside them on rewarding research. See our faculty in action

Explore Davenport’s arts and science degrees

Whether you want to be an environmental scientist, a business analyst, or want to see where a bachelor of social work will take you, the College of Arts and Sciences has the undergraduate and graduate degrees you need to achieve your career goals. Explore the arts and science degrees listed below and choose the one that’s best for you. If you have questions about Davenport’s arts and science degrees, please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

Biological Laboratory Science

Work as a research associate, research technician, environmental scientist and so much more with Davenport bachelor’s in biological laboratory science. This medical lab science degree will prepare you for positions in academic, industrial and government settings. Work for biotechnology manufacturing companies that produce new vaccines, drugs and other important products. With the medical lab science degree, you could also work in university and medical research labs, government regulatory agencies and forensics labs.

Data Science and Analytics

Become a business analyst who can examine vast databases using complex algorithms and artificial intelligence through a bachelor's or master's in data analytics. Take data analysis master’s courses 100% Online+ through Davenport’s Global Campus. The 30-credit-hour data analysis master’s will ready you for in-demand jobs in business, medical, government and nonprofit organizations. The data analysis bachelor's and master’s is delivered jointly by the College of Arts and Sciences in partnership with Davenport’s colleges of technology, business and health professions. 

Mental Health Counseling

Develop advanced skills and specialized knowledge necessary to advise individuals and groups to promote a healthy mental and emotional state, with an emphasis on prevention. Through Davenport's mental health counseling program, you'll position yourself for a career spent enriching the lives of even more people in a variety of settings, including healthcare organizations, rehabilitation centers and youth homes through Davenport's mental health counseling program. 

Integrative Professional Studies - Social Work

Study to be a social worker by earning two degrees in the areas of social work in just four years through the College of Arts and Sciences along with Davenport’s colleges of technology, business and health professions. Through this unique partnership, you’ll complete 58 credit hours at Davenport and then transfer to Kuyper College in Grand Rapids. There, you’ll complete 66 credits leading to a bachelor of social work that’s nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Once you finish your coursework at Kuyper, you’ll also earn a bachelor of applied science in integrative professional studies from Davenport.