Problem-based approach, cutting-edge solutions

Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s academic program is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of how to conduct exceptional, effective and ethical science. Courses are taught by expert faculty who have made significant contributions to their field of study.

Year-by-year curriculum

Get a snapshot of a VAIGS student’s coursework.

Course descriptions

The Graduate School’s courses have been developed by expert educators and scientists to maximize impact and innovative thinking.

Retention and persistence

VAIGS graduates have moved on to successful careers in academia and industry.