Graduate Studies

GVSU Master of Health Administration becomes the second graduate program in Michigan to earn national health care management accreditation

Grand Valley's Master of Health Administration, offered through the College of Community and Public Service, has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Aug 4, 2020


Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition

Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.

Mar 3, 2020


Graduate students share scholarly research

From invasive species in Michigan to mentoring girls in engineering, the 9th annual Graduate Showcase featured scholarly research from 30 graduate students.

Apr 24, 2019


Biostatistics students place in top three during international analytics competition

Two biostatistics graduate students placed in the top three of an international analytics competition held during the SAS Global Forum in April. Kayla Hawkins and Joe Lorenz were one of eight student teams who were selected as finalists in the competition out of a pool of 60 teams. Grand Valley's team examined data representing why more than 110,000 medical appointments in Brazil were missed by patients over a three-month period.

Apr 26, 2018


Grad students receive Dean's Citation Awards

The Graduate School recognized 56 graduate students with Dean's Citation Awards during a celebration April 20 in Loosemore Auditorium on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Apr 24, 2018


Grad students to present research April 10

More than 30 graduate students will display their research and scholarly activities at the 8th annual Graduate Showcase: Education for the Future.

Apr 7, 2018


Nursing grad student wins thesis competition

Fifteen graduate students, representing a variety of disciplines at Grand Valley, competed in the 3-Minute Thesis competition February 15 in Loosemore Auditorium in the DeVos Center. During the competition, sponsored by The Graduate School, students had three minutes to present their research to a panel of judges. Students were competing for prize money and a chance to advance to the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools 3-Minute Thesis Competition in Grand Rapids in April.

Feb 16, 2018


Grad students receive Dean's Citation Awards

The Graduate School recognized more than 40 graduate students with Dean's Citation Awards during a celebration December 8 on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Dec 20, 2017


Graduate student recognized for student affairs leadership

Travis received a Graduate Rising Star Award from the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Association (NASPA) at a conference in Detroit in November.

Dec 5, 2017


GVSU alumnus named Michigan Teacher of the Year

Luke Wilcox, a mathematics teacher at East Kentwood High School in Kentwood Public Schools, has been named the 2017-18 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

May 23, 2017