Saginaw Valley State University
United States of America
"Something More. Something Better." Become a Cardinal by enrolling in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Saginaw Valley State University this year!
Thinking about studying in the USA as an international student? Consider enrolling at Saginaw Valley State University!
While not as big as or as populous as Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor or Lansing, the County of Saginaw is an important part of the Flint/Tri-Cities region of Mid-Michigan. These include the cities of Saginaw, Bay City and Midland. Saginaw City is approximately 2,100 square kilometers in area.
Fondly known as SVSU, the university was established in 1963 and is considered to be the youngest among the 15 public colleges and universities in Michigan. And SVSU is still growing in terms of student population and buildings.
Take part in the endless opportunities offered by Saginaw Valley State University (or SVUS) and take note of what makes the university different:
Winning is important to everyone, especially to those who play sports! SVSU's athlete students are called "Cardinals" who compete in men's and women's basketball, men's football, baseball and soccer and other sports.
Are you interested in being a Cardinal? The graduation rate for Cardinals is higher than other state universities!
But even as a regular student, you can still take advantage of what the university has to offer.
For one, all SVSU programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association along with many other specialized program accreditations.
In addition to the main campus on Bay Road, University Center, Saginaw Valley Statue University has two Regional Education Centers that offer post-baccalaureate teacher education and related graduate programs.
Macomb Campus The Macomb Campus, one of the Regional Education Centers is located along Hickey Road, Chesterfield, Michigan.
The College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences offers a wide selection of majors and minors, plus a core of general education courses for all students. In addition, professional programs in the behavioral sciences are part of this academic unit.
The ABS Departments are:
As a student of SVSU's College of Business and Management, expect to:
The CBM also offers many opportunities for you to get involved and enhance your academics with extra-curricular activities and programs.
In addition to Student Organizations and Honor Societies, CBM also offers:
The programs of the College of CBM include:
Saginaw Valley State University's College of Education offers programs in:
The College of Education has two academic departments:
This department includes the undergraduate and post-baccalaureate Elementary Teacher Education Program, the Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in Early Childhood Education, K-12 Literacy Specialist, and Special Education, the Master of Arts in Instructional Technology & E-Learning, and numerous endorsement programs.
This department includes the Middle/Secondary undergraduate and post-baccalaureate Teacher Education Programs, the Master's of Education (M.Ed.) in Principalship, the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree program, and various endorsement programs.
The College of Health and Human Services offers undergraduate degrees in:
Graduate degrees include those in
The departments of the College of HHS include:
The College of Science, Engineering & Technology consists of seven academic departments offering students a variety of undergraduate programs. The department are:
|State||Minimum Wage||Future Enacted||Indexed Automatic|
|Alaska||$9.80||-||Indexed annual increases begin Jan. 1, 2017. (2014 ballot measure)|
|Arizona||$10.00||$10.50 eff. 1-1-18
$11.00 eff. 1-1-19
$12.00 eff. 1-1-20
|Rate increased annually based on cost of living. (Ballot measure 2006)|
|California||$10.50||$11.00 eff. 1-1-18
$12.00 eff. 1-1-19
$13.00 eff. 1-1-20
$14.00 eff. 1-1-21
$15.00 eff. 1-1-22
|Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin Jan. 1, 2023|
|Colorado||$9.30||$10.20 eff. 1-1-18
$11.10 eff. 1-1-19
$12.00 eff. 1-1-20
|Rate increasedannually based on cost of living beginning Jan 1, 2021 (2016 ballot measure)|
|D.C.||$12.50||$13.25 eff. 7-1-18
$14.00 eff. 7-1-19
$15.00 eff. 7-1-20
|Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin July 1, 2021|
|Florida||$8.10||-||Annual increase based cost of living. (Constitutional amendment 2004)|
|Hawaii||$9.25||$10.10 eff. 1-1-18||-|
|Maine||$9.00||$10.00 eff. 1-1-18
$11.00 eff. 1-1-19
$12.00 eff. 1-1-20
|Indexed annual increases based on CPI begin Jan 1, 2021|
|Maryland||$9.25||$10.10 eff. 7-1-18||-|
|Michigan||$8.90||$9.25 eff. 1-1-18||Annual increases take effect Jan. 1, 2019, linked to the CPI. Increases not to exceed 3.5%. (2014 Legislation)|
|Missouri||$7.70||-||Minimum wage increased or decreased by cost of living starting Jan. 1, 2008. (2006 ballot measure)|
|Montana||$8.25/$4.00||-||Increases done annually based on the CPI and effective Jan. 1 of the following year. (2006 ballot measure)|
|Nevada||$8.25/$7.25||-||Increases subject to the federal minimum wage and consumer price index. Increases take effect July 1. (Constitutional amendment 2004/2006).|
|New Hampshire||repealed by HB 133 (2011)||-||-|
|New Jersey||$8.44||-||Indexed annual increases based on the CPI, effective Jan. 1, 2014. (Constitutional Amendment 2013)|
$10.40 eff. 12-31-17
|Ohio||$8.15/$7.25||-||Indexed annual increases based on the CPI. (Constitutional amendment 2006).|
|Oregon||$10.25||$10.75 eff. 7-1-18
$11.25 eff. 7-1-19
$12 eff. 7-1-20
$12.75 eff. 7-1-21
$13.50 eff. 7-1-22
|Indexed annual increases based on the CPI are effective July 1, 2023 (2016 legislation).|
|Rhode Island||$9.60||$10.10 eff. 1-1-18
$10.50 eff. 1-1-19
|South Dakota||$8.65||-||Annual indexed increases begin Jan. 1, 2016. (2014 ballot measure.)|
|Vermont||$10.00||$10.50 eff. 1-1-18||Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, minimum wage increased annually by 5% or the CPI, whichever is smaller; it cannot decrease. Note: Vermont started indexing in 2007 but enacted additional increases in 2014. (2014 legislation)|
|Washington||$11.00||$11.50 eff. 1-1-2018
$12.00 eff. 1-1-2019
$13.50 eff. 1-1-2020
|Annual indexed increases began Jan. 1, 2020. (ballot measure 2016)|
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. http://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/state-minimum-wage-chart.aspx. Last Visited November 9, 2017
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