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Statistics, B.A., B.S.

There is no doubt that today's technologies make it is easier to collect and store large amounts of data, however it is difficult to extract useful information. Students interested in producing useful information from available data will need strong methodological grounding, so they can critically interpret existing research and conduct sound research on their own.

Statistics majors at Grand Valley learn the theory and application of statistical methods and get hands-on experience analyzing real-life data. Students who major in statistics get experience and receive training in verbal and written communication skills, which are essential in today's society.

120 Allendale
Student-Initiated Combined Degree

Pursuing a combined degree program can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both a bachelor's and a masters degree.

The student-initiated combined degree program offers students the opportunity to combine undergraduate and graduate degree programs that meet their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Working with faculty advisors, students can combine degrees from different disciplines and tailor their own student-centered and goal-driven educational experience.

  • Face To Face
  • Hybrid
Credits vary by program.
  • Grand Rapids
  • Allendale
Studio Art, B.A., B.S., B.F.A.

Each studio art degree integrates the values of a liberal education while preparing graduates for intensive engagement with the production and examination of the visual arts.

120 Allendale
Supply Chain Management, B.B.A.

Supply chain management covers all the activities that go into creating a product or service, making sure those activities generate maximum value for customers at minimum cost to the company, its partners, and the environment. These professionals touch every aspect of a business: from new product development to building relationships with suppliers, designing and improving production processes, and making goods and services available to customers. They need to have strong quantitative reasoning skills and be able to work effectively with people from across a business.

Supply chain talent is in high demand and companies are willing to pay a premium for new hires. The Seidman supply chain program equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in this dynamic field and supercharge their company's value creating engine.

  • Allendale
  • Grand Rapids
Sustainable Food Systems undergraduate certificate

Strong local food systems are essential for healthy communities. Students preparing for careers in local food enterprises, health care, sustainability, education, business, nonprofit administration, social work, and many other fields will benefit from the skills and experience necessary to address the role of food in community life.

Face To Face 15 Allendale
Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Minor

Students that pursue a minor in sustainable and urban planning learn about sustainable integration of social, environmental, and economic priorities in planning.

Face To Face 24 Allendale
Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning undergraduate certificate

Offered through Geography and Sustainable Planning, with this certificate students learn the best practices, strategies and techniques required for urban and regional development, smart and green infrastructure, and integration of social, environmental, and economic priorities in planning. Anyone admitted to GVSU as a degree-seeking student may complete this certificate.

Face To Face 12 Allendale
Taxation, M.S.T.

The program offers students who are interested in becoming tax specialists an intensive, concentrated learning experience that will explore the essential aspects of taxation and permit an in-depth investigation in areas of interest.

Face To Face 33 Grand Rapids
Teacher Preparation

The College of Education, in conjunction with other departments at Grand Valley, prepares students for certification in elementary and secondary education, and endorsements in special education.

  • Allendale
  • Grand Rapids
Theatre, B.A., B.S.

The theatre program at Grand Valley offers students a flexible, practical education in the theatrical arts. The program prepares students for careers in the entertainment industry and for careers that require skills in creativity, collaboration, communications, and problem-solving. It provides professional orientation and background within a broad liberal arts framework.

120 Allendale
Web and Mobile Computing graduate badge

The School of Computing now offers graduate-level digital badges. A digital badge, or simply "badge," recognizes your completion of a coherent and meaningful academic experience. A badge allows you to promote academic achievements online more effectively and in different venues than with a transcript.

Online 9
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, B.A., B.S.

Women, gender, and sexuality studies offers an interdisciplinary, liberal arts education in which students critically engage with texts, media, and theories to recognize their own social and cultural environments and to challenge prevailing ideas about privilege and inequality. Studying how categories of women, gender, and sexuality affect and are affected by our everyday lives, historical currents, and social institutions provides students with skills that will prepare them for a wide range of careers.

120 Allendale
Workplace Technology and Communication undergraduate badge

A badge is a digital record of achievement that recognizes completion of a coherent and meaningful academic experience. You can link your digital badges to online résumés and portfolios, career websites, or social media. This gives you a way to share experiences, competencies, or knowledge with current and future employers, professional and community organizations, recruiters, and graduate programs.

Face To Face 6 Allendale
Writing, B.A., B.S.

The department of Writing at Grand Valley State University offers instruction in academic, creative, and professional writing. Students have the option to tailor the major to suit their professional and educational interests.

120 Allendale