Next is filled with possibility.

Advance Your Career

What’s next is changing daily, and at GVSU, we’re making sure you can move forward supported by options and opportunity. Grand Valley has the credentials you need to set yourself apart. From quality masters and doctoral degrees to graduate certificates** and digital badges*, we have what you need to take the next step in your career. Whether you choose a degree, certificate, or badge, our student-centered approach and convenient formats make it easy to advance. Choose from the categories below to discover what options are available or see all our in-demand graduate degree programs, including combined undergraduate/graduate degrees on our academic programs page.

Graduate Education Programs

World events, societal changes, new education delivery models, and evolving specialties are changing the way educators teach and learn. We see those challenges as opportunities to grow, adapt, and thrive. Advance your career with a graduate program in education and be ready for whatever is next.

A GVSU Education alum teaching a class.

Graduate Health and Science Programs

Watch Julia Treme talk about her experience in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at GVSU.

Whether it's complicated health care systems, new research opportunities, or another factor, the way health care is taught and delivered is evolving daily. That makes now an ideal time to consider our relevant and practical graduate programs in health care.

Graduate Technology Programs

From big data to advances in cybersecurity, the way technology affects our lives seems to change at warp speed. It also creates advanced career growth opportunities. That's why our relevant and practical graduate programs in technology are so critical to being ready for whatever comes next.

A GVSU computer science student in a technology lab.

Graduate Degrees

Graduate Certificates

Combined Degrees

Graduate Badges

Graduate Professional (Business and Administration) Programs

Watch Eunice Lopez-Martin, '09, '21 talk about the Master of Business Administration at GVSU.

In these ever-changing times, the skills and training needed to set yourself apart seem to be shifting faster than ever. From business to social work to public administration and more, our graduate programs make it easy to get the credentials you need to stay current or advance your career.

Looking to Complete Your Bachelor's Degree?

Grand Valley's online degree completion program gives you the credentials you need to get ahead. You get an Integrative Studies degree PLUS an online certificate in one of five high demand areas – leadership, data analytics, project management, business fundamentals, or global communications. Visit our complete page to learn more about this dynamic program.

Learn More About Our Degree Completion Program

*A badge is a digital verification of a microcredential, making it more portable and easily shared on LinkedIn and other digital media. Badges are most common in the computer science and information systems fields and do not appear on Grand Valley transcripts at this time.

**A certificate is a paper-based verification of completion of a microcredential program. Certificates, or certification, appear on Grand Valley transcripts and are most commonly recognized in the fields of healthcare, education, and business, among others.


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