Students can earn a masters degree from any of the four graduate level programs with the School of Interdisciplinary Health. Most graduate programs within the School do not require specific undergraduate majors. Interested students can get an early start on their graduate degree by choosing a Combined Degree program, saving themselves time and money by beginning the first year of graduate level classes their senior year.
Students with an interest in pursuing a graduate degree in Clinical Dietetics, Medical Dosimetry, or Public Health are encouraged to choose a major that is best suited to their particular interest and goals. The Recreational Therapy 1-year track master's program requires the completion of a recreational therapy or therapeutic recreation undergraduate degree.
Applications for these programs are always open, but application submission requirements and deadlines vary by program. All SIH graduate programs use the GVSU graduate application platform.
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Combined Degree Programs
Combined Bachelor/Master degree programs allow students to complete both degrees sooner by counting graduate credits toward the undergraduate degree. This reduces the time and cost to complete both degrees separately. A combined degree program can save students money and allow them to enter the workforce sooner. Learn more about the benefits of a Combined Degree program.
The following Combined degree programs are available within the School of Interdisciplinary Health:
NEW! Students in the CLAS major Exercise Science have this combined degree option:
GVSU also offers students the opportunity to develop their own unique Bachelor/Master degree combination.
Contact the College of Health Professions Student Services Office for advising and admissions assistance.
The CHP Student Services office (CHPSS) is a key resource for academic advising services and admissions to the School of Interdisciplinary Health's (SIH) programs and majors. Prospective SIH graduate program students can receive services and support from the CHP Student Services office.
Undergraduate students interested in pursuing a Combined Degree option should meet with a CHPSSO academic advisor early and frequently. They will work with you to develop an achievable academic plan, provide assistance with parallel planning, clarify university policies that pertain to and support degree completion, and help you navigate the graduate program application process.
SIH graduate programs occasionally offer in-person open houses/tours or online information sessions/webinars. Find details on events hosted for prospective students by visiting the program's website.