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Art Education, B.A., B.S.

Art education integrates the practices of art making, art criticism, historical analysis, and an understanding of visual culture as foundations for teaching art in schools and the community.

Face To Face 120 Allendale
Education, Early Childhood Education minor

The 33-credit early childhood education minor prepares professionals to teach in and direct programs for typically and atypically developing children from birth through third grade.

Face To Face 33 Grand Rapids
Education, Education Leadership M.Ed. - Special Education Administration emphasis

Grand Valley State University offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in special education administration. The program prepares graduates to work effectively in Kindergarten-12th grade Special Education administrative settings.

Hybrid 36 - 45
  • Grand Rapids
  • Detroit
Education, Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

Grand Valley State University's Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership offers emphasis areas in Educational Leadership and Special Education Administration. The program emphasizes theory, research, and practice in such areas as effective leadership, curriculum organization and improvement, personnel administration, finance, law, assessment, and other related topics.

  • Hybrid
  • Online
33
  • Grand Rapids
  • Traverse City
  • Detroit
Education, Educational Technology, M.Ed.

Grand Valley State University's Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Educational Technology prepares educators at all levels to integrate technology into instructional settings. The program prepares educators, trainers, coaches, and leaders to enhance the potential of their students and evaluate the social, legal, and ethical implications of educational policies and practices.

  • Hybrid
  • Online
33
Education, Graduate Teacher Certification - Elementary and Secondary
  • Face To Face
  • Online
Elementary Education, 36; Secondary Education, 27 Grand Rapids
Education, Higher Education, M.Ed.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education prepares educators to become effective practitioners in multiple administrative roles in higher education contexts, facilitate student learning and promote student success, and shape inclusive higher education communities.

Hybrid 36 - 42 Grand Rapids
Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed.

The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) program in Instruction and Curriculum allows educators to gain Master's level understanding and content specialization in their chosen area.

Face To Face 33 Grand Rapids
Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed. - Early Childhood Education emphasis

The Masters of Education (M.Ed) program in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education allows educators to gain master's level understanding and content specialization in early childhood education. This prepares educators to be leaders in early childhood Pre-K settings, from birth through age eight (3rd grade).

Online 33
Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed. - Educational Differentiation emphasis

The Masters of Education (M.Ed) program in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Educational Differentiation allows educators to gain master's level understanding and content specialization. This prepares educators to understand and adapt lessons to the needs of students with exceptional abilities in a mixed-ability classroom.

  • Hybrid
  • Online
33 Grand Rapids
Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed. - Elementary Education emphasis

The Masters of Education (M.Ed) program in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Elementary Education allows educators to gain master's level understanding and content specialization in elementary education. This prepares educators to be leaders in elementary schools in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Hybrid 33 Grand Rapids
Education, Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed. - Secondary Education emphasis

The Masters of Education (M.Ed) program in Instruction and Curriculum with an emphasis in Secondary Education allows educators to gain master's level understanding and content specialization in secondary education. This prepares educators to be leaders in middle and high schools in 6th grade through 12th grade.

Face To Face 33 Grand Rapids
Education, Literacy Studies, M.Ed. - Reading/Language Arts

Students completing the Master of Education in Literacy with a Reading/Language Arts emphasis become literacy leaders in one of three areas: Elementary Reading, Secondary Reading, or K-12 Reading Specialist.

  • Hybrid
  • Online
33 - 36 Grand Rapids
Education, Literacy Studies, M.Ed. - TESOL emphasis

The College of Education's Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs provide educators with opportunities for professional development and certification renewal. This graduate program is for those interested in transforming the lives of English learners through the teaching of both content and English language.

  • Face To Face
  • Hybrid
33
  • Grand Rapids
  • Detroit
Education, M.Ed.

The College of Education's Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs provide educators with opportunities for professional renewal and development. Graduate programs in education are designed to increase a student's understanding of the learning process and repertoire of methods and skills. The areas of study reflect the importance of increased breadth and depth of understanding of theoretical constructs and existing problems in education.

Face To Face 33
Education, Online/Blended Instruction graduate certificate

Teachers, faculty members, and other corporate training professionals seeking knowledge and expertise in online or blended settings should consider the 12-credit graduate certificate program offered by Grand Valley's College of Education.

Online 12 Grand Rapids
Education, School Counseling, M.Ed.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling prepares educators for careers as school counselors in K-12 public, private, and charter schools. The program is approved by the Michigan Department of Education and guided by the American School Counselor Association National Model.

Online 36
Education, Special Education, M.Ed.

The Special Education program is approved by the Michigan Department of Education to prepare teachers to work effectively with students who receive special education services. The program receives the highest level of national recognition from the Council for Exceptional Children.

Hybrid 36 Grand Rapids
French, B.A.

The ability to speak and read another language expands our range of cultural competency and communication, but also enriches our understanding of the world and our own culture.

Face To Face 120 Allendale
Geography, B.A., B.S.

The department of Geography and Sustainable Planning offers students the 21st century skillsets helping to solve complex environmental, economic and social problems such as food and water security, sustainable economic growth, environmental justice, and climate change adaptations.

120 Allendale