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Online and hybrid programs, badges, and certificates
Our degree programs, badges, and certificates were created to provide career-focused adults like you with the specific skills employers ask for in job descriptions. You can even finish your bachelor's degree and simultaneously earn a certificate in one of Michigan's most in-demand skills — global communications, project management, data analytics, or leadership — all in as few as 19 months. For many programs, all instruction and coursework are online. Hybrid programs include valuable experiential learning during a limited number of in-person visits at a GVSU campus.
|Intercultural Training Competence (ITC) Badge||Helps individuals become more comfortable communicating effectively with people from other cultures and backgrounds.||Online||6 months||9||Professional||Request Information|
|LEADS Integrative Studies Adult Degree Completion||Students hone the writing, communication, and critical-thinking skills valued by employers from multiple professions. The degree is customizable with a combination of electives from their disciplines of choice.||Hybrid: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Holland, Traverse City||19 months*||120||Professional||Request Information|
|Undergraduate Certificate in Global Communications||Prepares you with skills in effective communication within and across diverse international organizations by focusing on intercultural learning and competence in the global workplace.||Online||12 months||14||Professional||Request Information|
|Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership||Focuses on social change and business communication, and includes exploration into organizational theory, team building, design thinking, and grant writing. Students will be developing skills employers are looking for such as team building and ethics.||Online||12 months||12||Professional||Request Information|
|Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management||Integrates industry-proven project management practices with Agile principles. Students work in small teams to initiate, plan, execute, control, and bring closure to real-world project(s) using MS Project and other enterprise management software.||Online||12 months||12||Professional||Request Information|
*The program length displayed above is based on taking one class per session with the exception of the Integrative Studies, R.N. to B.S.N., and M.S.N. degrees. Session lengths vary. These program lengths are subject to course availability.