Academics at SVSU
ARTS & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Analyze the social ramifications of shows like “Orange Is the New Black,” or perform the plays of Shakespeare. Discover how to defend or enact public policies. Double major with a language or philosophy degree. Learn to map the world or to map the human mind. We’ll teach you to make connections between the great artists and thinkers of the past and your unique future.
When you major in business at SVSU, you enter a network of companies that offer thousands of different internships and field placements. 100% of our students engage in experiential learning, and our company partnerships let you choose to work with local startups or Fortune 500 companies. You can take your knowledge as a graduate anywhere in the world.
Not only is SVSU highly regarded for the academic rigor of our education degrees, we also offer specialized grants to students who desire to teach. Your passion to help the next generation could equal up to $4,000 of additional aid each year. In addition, 300 hours of field work mean you spend more time than most undergraduate degrees in a real classroom, practically preparing for your career.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Our licensure rates for first-time passing of required national examinations far exceed state and national averages in both the nursing and social work programs. SVSU takes an innovative and advanced approach to preparing all students with a focus in health care and community.
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
Graduates in the STEM fields at SVSU have grown to be legendary. Each year we distinguish ourselves as some of the top student race car builders in the world, preferred hires for global companies like Dow Chemical and writers of articles published in top professional journals. We also boast one of only three working foundries in Michigan, giving our students access and experience with real clients while still in school.