Nov 2, 2022
The Graduate School at GVSU
We're glad you're considering a graduate degree from Grand Valley State University. Each of our graduate programs offers the connections, experiences, and superior value you need to open more doors, create more opportunities, and set yourself apart.
The Laker Lifetime Learning (L3) account is available for alumni to use for future classes at GVSU.
You can now explore GVSU graduate programs on the go by tuning into our program podcasts. These podcasts are filled with information about our graduate programming and feature our program directors. Visit our podcast page and choose your program of interest to get started.
How Will You Benefit?
Individuals with graduate degrees have unique access to opportunities for:
- Career Advancement
- Career Flexibility
- Recognition & Credibility
- Financial Rewards
Why Choose GVSU?
Our graduates drive innovation within their chosen fields, benefiting from graduate programs designed around:
- Real-world research opportunities
- Vibrant service-learning
- Community connections
- Diversity & Inclusion
The Graduate School
The Graduate School (TGS) provides leadership and support and aims to prepare GVSU graduates to become:
- Effective leaders in their field
- Engaged, lifelong learners
- Scholars who excel in a global environment
GVSU alumni Brittany Bahl and Kevin Kredit were nominated for the 2023 MAGS Distinguished Master's Thesis Award!
GVSU alumni, Brittany Bahl and Kevin Kredit, have been nominated for the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Master’s Thesis Awards.
Bahl received her M.S. in Communications degree and was nominated for the Social Sciences category. Kredit, a graduate of the Applied Computer Science program, was nominated for the Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering category. The review committee deemed both theses to be the strongest representation of GVSU's graduate student thesis work from the past two academic years.
The MAGS winners will be announced in early 2023. Congratulations to both Brittany Bahl and Kevin Kredit!
To read the full story, check out our news article here!
HBCU students tour campuses and learn about graduate programs at Grand Valley
Grand Valley welcomed more than 40 students, faculty, and administrators from our four HBCU pipeline consortium partners on a tour of both the Allendale and Pew campuses to learn about graduate program opportunities. Prospective students had a chance to meet with industry leaders, HBCU-graduating Lakers, President Philomena V. Mantella, and other university leaders. Dr. Jeffrey Potteiger, Associate Vice-Provost of The Graduate School, also gave a presentation about the support and resources available to graduate students at Grand Valley.
To read the full story, check out GVNext's article here.
Physician Assistant Education Association's 50th Anniversary
The 50th Anniversary of the Physician Assistant Education Association inspired the Golden Games competition to highlight the exceptionalism of all Physician Assistant programs that are a part of the association. GVSU's PAS students went above and beyond with their submission and won the national competition! The students independently filmed and edited a video that shared the impact and influence that the Traverse City Physician Assistant Studies program has on the surrounding rural community.
The students also plan to share other videos to continue to feature the significant effect that PAS students have on the area.
Be sure to click the video to the right to learn more.
Educational Specialist in Leadership Degree
Grand Valley State University Alumni Jim Knoll talks about the importance of continuing your education as an educator. The main goal of the Edwardsburg program is to use real life experiences to expand your knowledge and educational skills. By completing the Educational Specialist in Leadership degree it enhances your critical thinking skills by putting them to real life scenarios and allows you to grow as an educator.
Make sure you click on the video to learn more.
Upcoming International Events
- Every Friday morning at 9:00 AM our International Admissions team is hosting hour-long virtual sessions for prospective students and admitted students to discuss any questions that you may have. Whether you want general information, details pertaining to a specific program, or just want to see what GVSU has to offer, please take a look at the webinars available for you. We are here to support you in your quest for graduate education at GVSU.