School of Social Work


We welcome your interest in the School of Social Work at Grand Valley State University. We offer both Bachelor and Master of Social Work degree programs.

As a School of Social Work candidate, you will be challenged by a curriculum that has the accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education. You will learn from an excellent faculty, many of whom are nationally-known for their contributions in diverse areas of the social work profession. Through their lives and work in Michigan, nationally and internationally, they contribute to the community in a variety of capacities. As a School of Social Work graduate, you will join the ranks of a significant and successful contingent of helping professionals.

The campus is easily accessible from highways US 131 and I-196. The new campus includes a state-of-the-art graduate library, computer facilities, bookstore, and cafe offering a wide array of menu offerings.

We thank you for visiting our website. We hope you find it helpful and informative. Should you have specific questions, do not hesitate to call. We look forward to hearing from you.

Dianne Green-Smith, Ph.D. LMSW
Director, School of Social Work

Cray Mulder, Ph.D., LMSW 
Director, MSW Program

Robin Smith Colton, Ph.D., LMSW
Director, BSW Program


Page last modified September 14, 2016