Welcome to the Grand Valley State University College of Education

Why Study Education at GVSU?

Grand Valley State University's College of Education is an ideal choice for undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of education, teaching, and counseling. Offering courses since 1964, the college provides high quality programs with small class sizes. With a commitment to educational principles such as active learning, interaction of theory and practice, and learning relevancy, the College of Education offers students the type of personalized attention needed to become leaders in their fields.


Soman named interim dean of College of Education

July 25, 2018

Provost Maria Cimitile has named Dr. Sherril Soman Interim Dean of the College of Education, beginning August 1, 2018.

COE Convocation celebrates Educators

April 25, 2018

Students and faculty were honored Friday, April 27, 2018 at Forest Hills Public Schools Fine Arts Center at the College of Education Convocation Ceremony.

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Fall 2018 Semester Begins

August 27, 2018 All Day

GVSU Closed

September 3, 2018 All Day

GVSU and the College of Education are closed for the holiday.

Graduate Application Intake

September 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Please remember to submit applications for upcoming semesters. Early application is strongly encouraged.  Applicants will be admitted on the basis of program approval.

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Student Information and Services Center

The College of Education Student Information and Services Center (SISC) will assist with:

Student Scholarships

Each semester, faculty from Grand Valley State University's College of Education considers scholarship opportunities for candidates in both initial certification and graduate programs. These scholarship opportunities have been made possible by the generosity of individuals and organizations dedicated to the preparation of teachers and other educators.

GVSU Scholarships

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