Adding an Endorsement to a Current Teaching Certificate
Grand Valley offers "undergraduate" endorsements and "graduate" level endorsements for those who already hold a valid Michigan teaching certificate.
The undergraduate endorsements include the same teachable majors and minors offered to undergraduate students completing their initial certification.
Secondary: Secondary Certificate holders can add any of the undergraduate secondary teachable majors and minors. See below for all available subject areas.
Specific course work requirements can be accessed through the link above, or from the web page for the specific academic department offering the major/minor, such as the English department for "Language Arts".
Grand Valley also has many "graduate level" endorsements for elementary and secondary certificate holders. The graduate level endorsements are offered through the Graduate College of Education and Community Innovation and are normally completed within a Masters of Education program. However, one can normally complete the endorsement before completing the entire MED program.
View the graduate level endorsements that are available.
Program Plans for Teachable Majors and Minors Endorsements
Secondary Level Teachable Majors
Health and Physical Education
Visual Arts (K-12)
Secondary Level Teachable Minors