At Home at Grand Valley State University
GVSU’s mission is to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies.

As an academic center of Grand Valley State University, we’re proud to play a central role in preparing emerging practitioners to pursue distinguished careers in the nonprofit sector.

We work closely with colleagues in the College of Education and Community Innovation and other departments to develop research projects, leverage institutional assets, and provide world-class learning and job training for undergraduate and graduate students.

Explore GVSU’s Programs in Philanthropy

Our university offers a variety of degree-granting programs in philanthropy from the School of Public, Nonprofit, Health, Hospitality and Tourism Management. Several Johnson Center team members serve as educators in these programs.

Graduate Programs:

  • Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership

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Undergraduate Programs:

  • Major: Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Minors: Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Minors: Hospitality and Tourism Management Minors


Charge for Racial Equity & Inclusion

As part of the Grand Valley State University community, we are committed to taking concrete actions to bring about greater justice, equity, and inclusion. Read the official statement from GVSU President Philomena V. Mantella and explore the university’s detailed action plan and anti-racism resources at the link below.

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