Training leaders who make a positive difference in their lives, careers, communities, and the world.

As a student you invest a lot in your education. We are invested in you. Our academic programs prepare students to solve complex problems, be engaged citizens, and develop the skills that are needed by today's employers.

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Our programs include:

  • Undergraduate degrees in Integrative Studies (BA, BS) and Religious Studies (BA, BS, major and minor)
  • Graduate degree in Social Innovation (Professional Master of Arts)
  • Certificate in Intercultural Competence
  • Badge in Intercultural Competence (available to both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students)
  • Degree completion pathways, including the new LEADS Program

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Student and Faculty Spotlights

Krista Benson, Ph.D. Pew Teaching with Technology Award

Krista Benson, Ph.D. Pew Teaching with Technology Award

IRIS Congratulates and Celebrates Professor Krista Benson - 2020 Pew Teaching with Technology Award

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See What We Are About: Upcoming Events

Social Innovation Master's Degree: Virtual Info Session

September 15, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

You’re invited to a virtual info session to learn more about Grand Valley's graduate program in Social Innovation.  The Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation...

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IRIS IN THE NEWS

First class of LEADS graduates guide the way!

First class of LEADS graduates guide the way!

The flexible and customizable degree program allows students to shape their bachelor's degree and earn a certificate in a high-demand area (leadership, applied data analytics, project management or or intercultural competence and communication).

Apr 22, 2021

Trans-racial adoption and racial microaggression

Trans-racial adoption and racial microaggression

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Associate Professor Kim McKee was interviewed on KCBS radio for her expertise, research and thoughts on trans-national adoption.

Apr 20, 2021

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