12 months
14000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Education program from Grand Valley State University provide educators with opportunities for professional renewal and development. Graduate programs in education are designed to increase a student's understanding of the learning process and repertoire of methods and skills.


Key facts

Why Study Education at Grand Valley State University?

  • Education programs are approved by the Michigan Department of Education.
  • Faculty are experts in their field of study.
  • Students acquire strong field-based experiences in diverse settings.
  • The College of Educations faculty and staff value expertise to guide their practice, equity to guide their interactions, liberal education to guide their perspectives, and social responsibility to guide their commitment to democratic education. The College of Education values these ideals in preparation of candidates, development of faculty, and relationships with the larger community they serve.


  • P-12 teaching
  • School administration
  • School counseling
  • Special education supervisor
  • College level professional and administrative positions


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Profession of School Counseling 
  • Personal/Social Development 
  • Academic Development 
  • Career Development 
  • School Counseling Curriculum and Techniques 
  • Special Topics in School Counseling 
  • Internship in School Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students seeking degree, endorsement, approval, license or certificate change at the graduate level must be formally admitted to graduate study.
  • A maximum of six graduate credits earned prior to graduate admission may apply to degree requirements.
  • In addition to the requirements listed in the Admissions section in this catalog, applicants must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher calculated on the last 60 credits of undergraduate work taken from a regionally accredited college or university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

National 735 $ / credit

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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