Grand Valley State University - The Graduate School

  • Tracey James-Heer Associate Director, Admissions Office
    1-800-748-0246 (616) 331-2025

    COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY INNOVATION
    Dr. Sherril Soman, Dean
    (616) 331-6650
    cecidean@gvsu.edu
    gvsu.edu/ceci
    DEGREES
    Ed.S.: Educational Specialist in Leadership
    M.Ed.: Educational Leadership. Concentrations in educational leadership and special education administration
    M.Ed.: Higher Education. Concentrations in adult and higher education and college student affairs leadership
    M.Ed.: Instruction & Curriculum. Concentrations in early childhood education, educational differentiation, elementary education, graduate teacher certification, and secondary level education
    M.Ed.: Education, Learning, Design, and Technology. Concentrations in educational technology and instructional design
    M.Ed.: Literacy Studies. Concentrations in elementary reading, general literacy studies, K-12 reading specialist, and secondary reading
    M.Ed.: School Counseling
    M.Ed.: Special Education. Concentrations in autism spectrum disorder, cognitive impairment, and learning disabilities
    M.S.: Criminal Justice
    M.A.: Social Innovation
    M.H.A.: Health Administration. Concentrations in finance, hospital administration, long-term care administration, practice management, and self-directed study
    M.P.N.L.: Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. Concentrations in community impact, custom program, mission advancement, and nonprofit healthcare
    M.P.A.: Public Administration. Concentrations in criminal justice; health administration; nonprofit management and leadership; policy analysis, advocacy, and evaluation; and state, regional, and local governance
    M.S.W.: Social Work

    Graduate Certificate in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
    Graduate Certificate in Online/Blended Instruction and Assessment
    Graduate teacher certification

    COMBINED DEGREES
    B.A., B.S. and M.P.A.: Public and Nonprofit Administration and Public Administration

    Badge in Victim Advocacy and Services

    COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
    Dr.  Ning "Jackie" Zhang, Dean
    (616) 331-3356
    gvsu.edu/shp
    DEGREES
    Au.D.: Audiology
    M.S.: Clinical Dietetics
    M.S.: Medical Dosimetry
    M.S.: Dr.O.T., Occupational Therapy
    D.P.T.: Physical Therapy
    M.P.A.S.: Physician Assistant Studies
    M.P.H.: Public Health (track options in epidemiology and health promotion)
    M.S.: Recreational Therapy
    M.S.: Speech-Language Pathology

    COMBINED DEGREES
    B.S. and M.P.H.: Allied Health Sciences and Public Health
    B.S. and M.P.H.: Exercise Science and Public Health
    B.S. and M.S.: Applied Food Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics
    B.S. and M.S.: Recreational Therapy
    M.S. and Dr.O.T., Occupational Therapy

    COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES
    Dr. Jennifer Drake, Dean
    (616) 331-2495
    clas@gvsu.edu
    gvsu.edu/clas
    DEGREES
    M.S.: Applied Statistics
    M.A.T.: Athletic Training
    M.S.: Biology. Concentrations in aquatic sciences and natural resources
    M.H.S.: Biomedical Sciences. Concentrations in general studies and research
    M.S.: Biostatistics
    M.S.: Cell and Molecular Biology. Concentrations in biotechnology and research.
    M.S.: Communications
    M.S. & Psy.S.: School Psychology
    M.S.: Water Resource Policy

    COMBINED DEGREES
    B.A., B.S. and M.S.: Advertising and Public Relations and Communications
    B.A., B.S. and M.S.: Communication Studies and Communications
    B.A., B.S. and M.S.: Health Communications and Communications
    B.A., B.S. and M.S.: Journalism, Broadcasting, and Digital Media and Communications
    B.S. and M.S.: Biomedical Sciences
    B.S. and M.S.: Cell and Molecular Biology
    B.S. and M.A.T.: Exercise Science and Athletic Training
    B.S. and M.S.: Statistics and Applied Statistics
    B.S. and M.S.: Statistics and Biostatistics
    B.S. and M.S.: Statistics and Data Science and Analytics

    Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics and Genomics

    SEIDMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
    Dr. Diana Lawson, Dean
    (616) 331-7100
    gvsu.edu/seidman
    DEGREES
    M.S.A.: Accounting. Concentrations in auditing and taxation
    M.B.A.: Business Administration (includes executive and professional programs)
    M.S.T.: Taxation

    COMBINED DEGREE
    B.B.A. and M.S.A.: Accounting
    Graduate Badge in Advanced Tax Practice; Corporate Transactions; Foundations of Tax Practice; Wealth Planning

    SEYMOUR AND ESTHER PADNOS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING
    Dr. Paul Plotkowski, Dean
    (616) 331-6260
    pcec@gvsu.edu
    gvsu.edu/pcec
    DEGREES
    M.S.: Applied Computer Science
    M.S.: Cybersecurity
    M.S.: Data Science and Analytics
    M.S.E.: Engineering. Concentrations in biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, manufacturing and design engineering, and mechanical engineering
    M.S.: Health Informatics and Bioinformatics

    COMBINED DEGREES
    B.S.E. and M.S.: Computer Engineering and Applied Computer Science
    B.S. and M.S.: Computer Science and Applied Computer Science; Computer Science and Cybersecurity; Computer Science and Data Science Analytics; Cybersecurity; Information Systems and Applied Computer Science; Information Systems and Cybersecurity; Information Technology and Cybersecurity
    B.S.E. and M.S.E.: Engineering

    Graduate Badges: Biomedical Informatics; Cybersecurity; Data Analytics; Data Mining Fundamentals; Database Fundamentals; Database Management; Digital Forensics Fundamentals;  Distributed Computing; Electromagnetic Compatibility; Embedded Systems; Information Security Fundamentals; Information Systems Management; Information Systems Project Management Fundamentals; Information Visualization Fundamentals; Mobile Application Fundamentals; Networking Fundamentals; Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals; Software Design and Development; Software Engineering; Web and Mobile Computing; Web Application Fundamentals

    KIRKHOF COLLEGE OF NURSING
    Dr. Amy Manderscheid, Acting Dean
    (616) 331-3558
    kcon@gvsu.edu
    gvsu.edu/kcon
    DEGREES
    M.S.N.: Nursing
    D.N.P.: Doctor of Nursing Practice. Concentrations in adult/older adult primary care nurse practitioner; family care nurse practitioner; pediatric acute care nurse practitioner, pediatric dual care nurse practitioner; pediatric primary care nurse practitioner; post-MSN; and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

    Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Health Informatics; Palliative and Hospice Care; and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    Graduate Badge: Palliative and Hospice Care I, Palliative and Hospice Care II, Telehealth

    ONLINE DEGREES

    M.Ed.: Education, Educational Leadership

    M.Ed.: Education, Learning, Design, and Technology
    M.Ed.: Instruction and Curriculum, Early Childhood Education emphasis
    M.Ed.: Instruction and Curriculum, Educational Differentiation emphasis

    M.Ed.: Instruction and Curriculum, Secondary Education emphasis
    M.Ed.: Literacy Studies

    M.Ed.: School Counseling

    M.Ed.: Special Education

    M.S.N.: Nursing

    Graduate Teacher Certification, secondary

    Graduate certificate in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    Graduate certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
    Graduate certificate in Online/Blended Instruction

    Graduate certificate in Palliative and Hospice Care

    Graduate badge in Cybersecurity
    Graduate badge in Data Mining Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Database Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Digital Forensics Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Information Security Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Information Systems Project Management Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Information Visualization
    Graduate badge in Mobile Application Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Networking Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
    Graduate badge in Palliative and Hospice Care I
    Graduate badge in Palliative and Hospice Care II

    Graduate badge in Telehealth

    Graduate badge in Wealth Planning
    Graduate badge in Web and Mobile Computing
    Graduate badge in Web Application Fundamentals

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