Masters and Doctoral Degree Programs

Grand Valley offers 38 Master and Doctoral degree programs and within those programs are 3 Combined Bachelor/Master degree programs. Combined Bachelor/Master degree programs allow students to complete both degrees sooner by allowing graduate credits to count towards undergraduate graduation.

Please note: Grand Valley State University does not charge out-of-state or international tuition rates. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll. Visit the Office of Financial Aid for tuition and fees.

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Masters / Doctoral Program



Accounting (M.S.A.) 

Koleta Moore, MPA

(616) 331-7400

Applied Linguistics (M.A.)

Shiniaun Wu, Ph.D.

(616) 331-3405

Biology (M.S.)

Eric Snyder, Ph.D.

(616) 331-2417

Biomedical Sciences (M.H.S.)

Derek Thomas, Ph.D.

(616) 331-3318

Biostatistics (M.S., PSM)

Tim Born, Ph.D.

(616) 331-8643

Business (M.B.A.)

Koleta Moore, MPA

(616) 331-7400

Cell and Molecular Biology (M.S., PSM)

Mark Staves, Ph.D.

(616) 331-2473

Clinical Dietetics (M.S.)

Jody Vogelzang, Ph.D., RDN

(616) 331-5059

Communications (M.S.)

Alex Nesterenko, Ph.D.

(616) 331-3668

Computer Information Systems (M.S.)

D. Robert Adams, Ph.D.

(616) 331-3885

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Tonisha Jones, Ph.D.

(616) 331-7187

Data Science and Analytics (M.S.)

Jerry Scripps, Ph.D.

(616) 331-2311

Education (M.Ed.) - Educational Leadership

Annukka Thelen, M.Ed.

(616) 331-6650

Education (M.Ed.) - Educational Technology

Andrew Topper, Ph.D.

(616) 331-7273

Education (M.Ed.) - Instruction & Curriculum

Annukka Thelen, M.Ed.

(616) 331-6650

Education (M.Ed.) - Higher Education

Karyn Rabourn, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6250

Education (M.Ed.) - Literacy Studies

Elizabeth Stolle, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6650

Education (M.Ed.) - School Counseling

Judy Stearns Williams, MS

(616) 331-6648

Education (M.Ed.) - Special Education

Annukka Thelen, M.Ed.

(616) 331-6650

Education Specialist in Leadership (Ed.S.)

Amy Dunn, M.Ed.

(616) 331-6676

Engineering (M.S.E)

Shabbir Choudhuri, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6845

English (M.A.)

Jo Miller, Ph.D.

(616) 331-3552

Health Administration (M.H.A.)

Greg Cline, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6575

Medical and Bioinformatics (M.S., PSM)

Tim Born, Ph.D.

(616) 331-8643

Medical Dosimetry (M.S.)

Scott Green, M.S., CMD, R.T.


Nursing (M.S.N.)

Karen Burritt, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC

(616) 331-5585

Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)

Karen Burritt, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC

(616) 331-5585

Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

Scott Truskowski, MS, OTRL

(616) 331-3128

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (M.P.N.L.)

Michelle Wooddell, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6495

Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Dan Vaughn, PT, Ph.D.

(616) 331-5700

Physician Assistant Studies (M.P.A.S.)

Andrew Booth, PA-C 

(616) 331-5700

Professional Science Masters (P.S.M.)

Tim Born, Ph.D.

(616) 331-8643

Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Davia Downey, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6681

Public Health (M.P.H.)

Ranelle Brew, Ed.D.

(616) 331-5570

School Psychology (M.S. & Psy.S.)

Amy Campbell, Ph.D.

(616) 331-2409

Social Work (M.S.W.)

Cray Mulder, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6550

Speech Language Pathology (M.S.)

Courtney Karasinski, Ph.D.

(616) 331-5670

Taxation (M.S.T.)

Koleta Moore, MPA

(616) 331-7400

Bachelor/Master Combined Degree



Accounting (B.S., M.S.)

Koleta Moore, MPA

(616) 331-7400

Cell and Molecular Biology (B.S., M.S.)

Mark Staves, Ph.D.

(616) 331-2473

Engineering (B.S.E., M.S.E.)

Shabbir Choudhuri, Ph.D.

(616) 331-6845

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