Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree for Adults

The world is changing rapidly. Jobs that existed yesterday may be gone tomorrow. Jobs needed in the future will need qualified candidates.

Whatever is next for you, Grand Valley State University’s LEADS* program will help you take control of your future and reach your goals.

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree PLUS an online certificate in one of four high demand areas – leadership, data analytics, project management, or global communications
  • 6-week classes
  • One rate for in-state or out-of-state students -- $500 per credit (classes are three credits) 
  • Try it, like it, your next class is free!
  • The entire bachelor’s degree requires just two in-person, on-campus Saturday visits at any of our locations: Grand Rapids, Holland, Traverse City, or Detroit

I'm ready to learn more!







Registration is OpenClasses begin October 28, 2020. Visit the program details for other start dates.


Speak With an Advisor

We know you are busy and we are here to help you get started. Our advisors will:

  • review courses you’ve already taken at GVSU or other schools to determine how we can maximize your credits;
  • explain the goals and outcomes of the integrative studies degree;
  • discuss services and support available throughout the program;
  • assist with the admissions and financial aid process; and
  • give you a personalized degree plan.

You can get in touch with any one of our advisors by calling (616) 331-7180, emailing, or by making a phone appointment.


Are You a Veteran?

If so, Grand Valley has a pathway in place for you. Visit the Veterans Complete website and find out what special resources are available to you.

Learn More About the Veterans Complete Program


* Lifelong Educational Attainment for Determined Students