Set yourself apart. Daemen College provides a number of unique opportunities to enhance your major, expand career options, and sharpen your skills for future success. Various programs are available that enable you to pursue your interests and passions, while providing a well-rounded education for the real world.
3 Degrees in 5 Years
Make the most of your education. Health promotion, mathematics, modern language, political science, and social work majors have the opportunity to earn three degrees in just five years - two undergraduate and one graduate. Depending on your sequence, earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Social Work (MSW). Daemen.edu/3in5
Enhance your bachelor’s degree with academic and experiential learning that best prepares you for employment or graduate school. You can group free electives within an academic discipline or interdisciplinary area other than your major, increasing your marketability. Daemen.edu/PlusPathways
Take advantage of all that Daemen has to offer. More than 45 minors from art history to entrepreneurship to theatre arts are available to complement a major course of study, enhance career opportunities, and enrich your overall academic experience. Daemen.edu/Minors
Experiential Hands-on Learning
Daemen offers a wide range of additional opportunities to add skills and knowledge to academic studies.
Outside the Classroom
Internships, field placements, clinical assignments, and student teaching provide in-depth experience in professional settings. The Office of Career Services assists students across all academic disciplines with tools such as an Individualized Career Action Plan (iCap) and WildcatWorks to ensure their success. Daemen.edu/InternshipStories
Learning Through Service
All undergraduate students engage in a variety of service learning activities that connect students to the community by integrating academic curricula with service participation. Daemen’s nationally recognized program places you (individually or with other students) in short- and long-term service learning projects and activities. Daemen.edu/ServiceLearningStories
The Global Programs Office (GPO) specializes in international study, internships, service learning opportunities, and faculty-led seminars. Programs are offered in more than 40 countries. You may participate in study-abroad experiences during a semester, summer, winter, or spring break. Daemen.edu/StudyAbroadStories
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
Daemen takes a personalized approach to learning. You’ll enjoy a comfortable classroom setting, which allows for deeper learning, greater interaction and the development of real friendships. Daemen’s small class sizes give students confidence to participate. With support from faculty, motivated students learn to see the world differently. Watch the video at: Daemen.edu/WhyDaemen.
Generous Merit Scholarships
Over 93 percent of full-time undergraduate students receive merit scholarships. Students who apply to Daemen will be considered for an array of scholarship awards. Grants are also available for students with high-need eligibility.
Daemen Offers Over 65 Majors and Programs
Accounting BS/MS, Animation, Art, Athletic Training BS/MS, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology/Cytotechnology BS/MS, Business Administration (specializations include Human Resource Management, International Business, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Sport Management), Business Administration/International Business BS/MS, Data Science, Education, English, French, Graphic Design, Health Promotion, Health Promotion/Public Health BS/MS, History, History and Political Science, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Nursing (1+2+1 partner curriculum), Paralegal, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Work, Spanish, Sustainability (global and local) and more.
Pre-professional programs include: pre-dentistry, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy and pre-veterinary. Select pre-professional medical programs offer placement opportunities for qualified students with Daemen’s partner institutions.
Medicine Begins at Daemen
Many of Daemen’s programs exceed the national averages for success rates on key exams. Physical therapy students have an ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) at or above the national average. Physician assistant students have a 99 percent first attempt pass rate on the NCCPA Certification Exam.
NCAA Division II Athletics
The Daemen Wildcats are a member of the East Coast Conference, featuring men’s and women’s basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball; men’s golf; and women’s bowling, cheerleading and triathlon. Daemen Athletics provides recreation and intramural programs for all students. DaemenWildcats.com
Located less than 3.5 hours from Pittsburgh, Daemen’s suburban campus is in beautiful Amherst N.Y., just minutes away from vibrant Buffalo. Amherst was recently named the #1 place to live in New York State by Money magazine.
Coming to campus is the best way to really get a “feel” for what Daemen College has to offer. Individual visits are available Monday–Friday and some Saturdays. Spring Open House is Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 am–1:30 pm.