LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Prepares graduate students to become highly capable additions to the justice system, and is designed to prepare those students who are planning to pursue doctoral degree. Offered by the School of Criminal Justice.
Prepares graduates for managerial and leadership roles in the challenging and complex field of health care administration. The curriculum develops advanced executive abilities through a combination of core competencies and specialized areas of concentration. Offered by the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration.
The MPNL curriculum is designed to prepare students to act ethically and effectively in leading and managing philanthropic and nonprofit organizations, and to transcend traditional boundaries in the pursuit of prosperous, safe, and healthy communities. Offered by the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration.
Is the primary professional degree for the public and nonprofit sector. The MPA program develops skills and techniques used by leaders and managers to implement policies, projects, and programs in public-serving organizations. Offered by the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration.
This program integrates professional practice skills within the advanced generalist curriculum model and culminates in the mastery of social work’s core competencies, so that MSW graduates are proficient in a wide range of settings, with a broad diversity of populations at all levels of professional practice in any geographic location. Offered by the School of Social Work.
The School of Social Work (SSW) and School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration (SPNHA), offers prospective students the option to receive both graduate degrees (MSW and MPA). This entails taking coursework simultaneously in the two disciplines in order to be well prepared to seek middle- and upper-level management positions in either public or private human service organizations. This opportunity is designed for those who wish to combine the knowledge, skills and values of the social work profession with the advanced administrative and technical expertise developed through the study of public administration to become leaders in their organizations and their communities.