Online Education

Courses and Programs

At Grand Valley State University we value teaching excellence that engages students and promotes interaction with faculty. Our research suggests that students are very successful in hybrid degree programs in which they have the flexibility of fully online courses as well as personal face to face contact with their faculty.

Individual Courses

Click here for a list of all individual courses you can take in an online or hybrid format that are offered in upcoming semesters.

Degree Programs

Online programs (100% of the courses are online)


  • Educational Technology - Educational Technology, M.Ed
  • Literacy Studies - Reading and Language Arts, M.Ed
  • Graduate Teaching Certificate, secondary certificate

Hybrid programs (at least 50% of the courses in the program are in a distance delivery format (either online or hybrid), but at least one course in the program has on campus meetings)

Community and Public Service

  • Non-Profit Leadership, graduate certificate
  • Non-Profit Management and Leadership, M.P.H
  • Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership, M.P.N.L
  • Sustainability in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, graduate certificate


  • Education Specialist Degree - Educational Leadership, Ed.S
  • Graduate Teaching Certificate, elementary certificate
  • Higher Education - Adult and Higher Education, M.Ed
  • Instruction and Curriculum - Early Childhood Education, M.Ed
  • Instruction and Curriculum - Educational Differentiation, M.Ed
  • Instruction and Curriculum - Elementary Education, M.Ed
  • Instruction and Curriculum - Secondary Level Education, M.Ed
  • Literacy Studies – Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, M.Ed
  • Online/Blended Instruction and Assessment, graduate certificate
  • Special Education - Cognitive Impairment, M.Ed
  • Special Education - Early Childhood Developmental Delay, M.Ed

Health Professions

  • Occupational Therapy, MS
  • Radiologic & Imaging Sciences, BS
  • Clinical Research Trials Management, certificate – offered jointly with Michigan State University

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Liberal Studies, BS or BA
  • Religious Studies, BS or BA

Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Applied Behavior Analysis, graduate certificate
  • Sociology


  • Nursing - Advanced Generalist, MSN
  • Nursing - Child/Adolescent, DNP
  • Nursing - Adult/Older Adult, DNP
  • Nursing - Health Systems Leadership, DNP
  • Nursing - RN to BSN


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