Graduate Computing at GVSU

Why Study Computing?

Do you really need a reason to study computing? Here are 10 great reasons.

Already Interested in Computing?

Grand Valley State University offers a variety of graduate-level coursework in computing for virtually everyone. You don't necessarily need a formal degree in computing in order to pursue graduate-level coursework at GVSU.


Options for People Who are New to Computing

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If you currently have minimal computing skills, we have several options to help you get started in computing.

See the online catalog for offering times, formats, and locations.

Online Catalog


Options for Advancing Your Computer Skills

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If you have some computing skills but would like to progress in order to advance in your career, consider taking individual computing courses or pursuing a digital badge from the School of Computing and Information Systems.

  • Computing Courses: students with the appropriate targeted background can take individual courses from the School of Computing and Information Systems. We offer a wide variety of courses in diverse subject areas such as mobile computing, cryptography, project management, web development, and databases.
  • Digital Badges: digital badges, consisting of 3 or more courses, are also available for those looking for something more than a single class or two.

List of Computing Courses

Available Badges

 


Options for Undergraduate Students

If you are currently an undergraduate student at GVSU, we have several combined degree options that make getting your MS-CIS degree even easier. If you aren't a computing undergraduate, there is an individualized combined degree option that allows you to create a program tailored to you.

Combined Degree

Contact

Next Steps

Computer Science B.S. / Computer Information Systems M.S

Robert Adams, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2060

Apply Now! Request Info Combined CIS Podcast

Information Systems B.S. / Computer Information Systems M.S

Robert Adams, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2060

Apply Now! Request Info Combined CIS Podcast

Computer Engineering B.S.E. / Computer Information Systems M.S

Robert Adams, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2060

Apply Now! Request Info Combined CIS Podcast

Student-Initiated Combined Degree Program

Mark Luttenton, Ph.D.
(616) 331-7105

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Options for Computing Professionals

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If you're looking for a full degree, GVSU offers several graduate degrees in computing. Admission to a Master's program normally requires significant prior skill in computing.

Graduate Degree

Contact

Next Steps

Computer Information Systems (M.S.)

Robert Adams, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2313

Apply now! Request Info CIS Podcast

Cybersecurity (M.S.)

Andrew Kalafut, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2309

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Data Science and Analytics (M.S.)

Jerry Scripps, Ph.D. 
(616) 331-2311

Apply Now! Request Info DSA Podcast

Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (M.S., PSM)

Guenter Tusch, Ph.D.
(616) 331-2046

Apply Now! Request Info HIBI Podcast