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Student-to-Faculty Ratio 20 : 1

Grand Canyon University

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3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017
(800) 800-9776

Grand Canyon University, one of the leading Bible colleges in the USA, prepares learners to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of our Christian heritage. The curriculum at GCU is designed to prepare students with the skills and knowledge needed in the contemporary job market. Students are challenged to develop these tools and to push their intellectual limits in order to become successful in their careers. In addition, the curriculum fosters personal discovery so that students realize within themselves the elements of compassion and accountability. A ...show more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
 
 
 
Admissions
Admissions Office Phone 602-639-6656.
Admissions Office Email http://campus.gcu.edu/index.php?page=contact
Admissions Office Address 3300 West Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017
Admissions Transfer URL http://campus.gcu.edu/index.php?page=admission
Admissions Website http://www.gcu.edu/
Application Fee $100

In order to be accepted to Grand Canyon University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • TOEFL
 
Grand Canyon University Programs & Course Catalog
B.S. In Early Childhood Education The Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (Leads to Credential) is a degree for students seeking
knowledge and expertise in the field of early childhood development and teaching. The ...show more »

B.S. in Sports Management The Bachelor of Science in Sports Management prepares students to become professional managers in areas
such as sports marketing, sports media, amateur and professional athletics, and sports and entertainment event
planning. Coursework ...show more »

BA in Christian Studies Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical
studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the ...show more »

BA in Christian Studies: Biblical/Theological Studies BIB 355 Biblical
Interpretation and
Application
This writing-intensive course helps equip students to understand and use
basic principles of biblical hermeneutics, including an introduction to the
nature of Bible interpretation and the application to contemporary ...show more »

BA in Christian Studies: Christian Leadership Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical
studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the ...show more »

BA in Christian Studies: Pastoral Ministry Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical
studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the
framework, for ...show more »

BA in Christian Studies: Youth Ministry Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies program will utilize biblical
studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy, and Christian history as the
framework, for ...show more »

BA in Communications Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Communications program develops leaders in the fields of
human communication and media. The program is built on a values-based liberal arts foundation. Students
develop ...show more »

BA in Communications: Digital Film Production Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film program develops leaders in the fields of narrative
film and video production. The program is built on developing a strong foundation in ...show more »

BA in Communications: Graphic Design Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Communications program develops leaders in the fields of
human communication and media. The program is built on a values-based liberal arts foundation. Students
develop ...show more »

BA in Communications: Public Relations Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Communications program develops leaders in the fields of
human communication and media. The program is built on a values-based liberal arts foundation. Students
develop ...show more »

BA in English Literature Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in English Literature program is designed to provide its majors
with a general knowledge of the history of English and American literature and specific ...show more »

BA in History Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in History program entails the study of diverse world cultures. The
degree allows students to develop the skills and knowledge associated with a liberal arts ...show more »

BA in Interdisciplinary Studies Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree enables students to
individualize their program of study across disciplines. The program is built on a values-based liberal arts
foundation and seeks ...show more »

Bridge to MS in Nursing: Leadership in Health Care Systems (RN License Required) The Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems program prepares nurses for leadership roles in today’s rapidly
changing health care delivery systems. The program is a part-time or full-time course of study ...show more »

Bridge to MS in Nursing: Nursing Education (RN License Required) The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Education program provides an educational
experience to prepare advanced-professional nurses to address the ever changing and expanding educational
needs of ...show more »

BS in Accounting Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Accounting prepares students for careers in the accounting field. After completing the program, students may be eligible to take the exams for the ...show more »

BS in Applied Management Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Management program is designed to provide
working professionals skills and concepts that will be immediately applicable to their organizations. The
program emphasizes ...show more »

BS in Business Administration Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program addresses the areas of
servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens,
critical thinkers, effective ...show more »

BS in Business Administration - Healthcare Management Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program addresses the areas of
servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens,
critical ...show more »

BS in Business Administration - Management of Information Systems The Master of Business Administration program is designed for working professionals who desire to complete a
program of study that allows focus across technical, human, and conceptual skills that encompass the ...show more »

BS in Business Administration - Sport Management Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program addresses the areas of
servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens,
critical ...show more »

BS in Elementary Education - English (With IR and Cert.) The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in English (Grades K-8) (Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program is designed for students interested in the education of children in ...show more »

BS in Elementary Education - Math (With IR and Cert.) The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Math (Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) program is designed for students interested in the education of children in grades K-8, and
for ...show more »

BS in Elementary Education - Science (With IR and Cert.) The Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education (Dual Major) (Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) is a degree designed for students who seek an elementary or cross-categorical teaching
certificate to teach children with ...show more »

BS in Elementary Education: Early Childhood Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education program is regionally accredited and approved by Arizona. Students are given the opportunity to learn about influences on education in ...show more »

BS in Elementary/Special Education (Dual Major) The Bachelor of Science in Elementary/Special Education (Dual Major) is a degree designed for students who seek an elementary or cross-categorical teaching
certificate to teach children with special needs in the ...show more »

BS in Entrepreneurial Studies Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies program addresses the areas of
servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global
citizens, critical ...show more »

BS in Finance and Economics Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics program addresses the areas of
servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens,
critical thinkers, ...show more »

BS in Health Care Administration The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration (BSHA) is an undergraduate professional degree
designed to prepare students for entry-level supervisory roles in health care organizations. Ideal candidates for
the ...show more »

BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences: Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care Program is
a degree completion program designed for health care professionals who graduated from accredited certificate
and/or ...show more »

BS in Justice Studies Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies prepares students to enter careers in law
enforcement, governmental and private agencies, research, social work, political science, and a variety of ...show more »

BS in Marketing Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Marketing program addresses the areas of servant
leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens, critical
thinkers, effective communicators, ...show more »

BS in Medical Imaging Science The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences offers an opportunity for Imaging Technologists to
advance their education by acquiring a Bachelors degree and skills that are relevant to their current ...show more »

BS in Psychology Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology program offers a broad array of courses that
increase the understanding of past and present human actions. With this understanding comes the responsibility
to ...show more »

BS in Public Safety Administration Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Safety and Emergency Management program is a
bachelor’s degree completion program that provides a theoretical and applied approach to the professional
education of students, ...show more »

BS in Public Safety and Emergency Management Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Safety and Emergency Management program is a
bachelor’s degree completion program that provides a theoretical and applied approach to the professional
education ...show more »

BS in Respiratory Care The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care offers an opportunity for Respiratory Therapists to advance their
education by acquiring a Bachelors degree and skills that are relevant to their current ...show more »

BS in Secondary Education - Business Education The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in Business Education (Eligible for
Institutional Recommendation) is a degree offered by the College of Education in conjunction with the ...show more »

BS in Secondary Education - English The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in English (Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) is a degree offered by the College of Education in conjunction with the College of ...show more »

BS in Secondary Education - Math Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in Math program is designed for those who wish to teach math in grades 7-12. The program's required ...show more »

BS in Secondary Education - Social Studies The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in Social Studies (Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation)is a degree offered by the College of Education in conjunction with the College of ...show more »

BS in Sociology The Bachelor of Science in Sociology program encourages students to think deeply and seriously, using both
the Christian and scientific perspectives, about the consequences of social structures upon human social
behavior in ...show more »

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Effective Schools The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program develops leaders capable of generating new
knowledge and responsibly applying knowledge to achieve organizational outcomes. Students will study the
major bodies of literature in ...show more »

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program develops leaders capable of generating new
knowledge and responsibly applying knowledge to achieve organizational outcomes. Students will study the
major bodies of literature in ...show more »

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Instructional Leadership The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program develops leaders capable of generating new
knowledge and responsibly applying knowledge to achieve organizational outcomes. Students will study the
major bodies of literature in ...show more »

Ken Blanchard Executive Master of Business Administration The Ken Blanchard Executive Master of Business Administration is designed to equip competent executives
and high-potential senior managers with the skills needed to lead organizations to performance excellence by
creating ...show more »

M.A.: Teaching - Professional Learning Communities (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Professional Learning Communities (Not Eligible for
Institutional Recommendation) program is designed for certified elementary and secondary teachers interested
in advanced studies in ...show more »

M.A.: Teaching - Teacher Leadership (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Arts in Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership (Not Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) program is designed for certified elementary and secondary teachers interested in advanced
studies in education. ...show more »

M.B.A. The Master of Business Administration program is designed for working professionals who desire to complete a
program of study that allows focus across technical, human, and conceptual skills that encompass ...show more »

M.B.A.: Health Systems Management The MBA in Health Systems Management degree program from the Grand Canyon University online focuses on the general management skills and a specialized study of health systems management. This degree ...show more »

M.Ed. In Educational Leadership MEd In Educational Leadership
The Master of Education in Educational Administration with an Emphasis in Organizational Leadership (Not Eligible for Credential) is a program designed for any individual interested in the ...show more »

M.Ed.: Curriculum and Instruction: Reading - Elementary Education (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction: Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary
Education (Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program is designed for educators who wish to
apply ...show more »

M.Ed.: Curriculum and Instruction: Reading - Secondary Education (No IR, No Cert.) Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction:
Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
(Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation)
Program Description
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction: Reading with an Emphasis ...show more »

M.S. in Accounting Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to enhance theoretical and
practical accounting skills for practitioners, researchers, and educators. The program will prepare students to sit ...show more »

M.S. in Health Care Informatics Health care informatics is a rapidly emerging discipline that offers new frontiers requiring innovative
leadership. As health care reform begins to impact all areas of the health care system, greater attention ...show more »

MA in Christian Studies: Christian Leadership Program of Study:
Master of Arts in Christian Studies
with an Emphasis in Christian Leadership
Program Description
The Master of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Christian Leadership is a program designed ...show more »

MA in Christian Studies: Pastoral Ministry The Master of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Pastoral Ministry is a program designed for
individuals who desire to lead as Christians in their arenas of influence, ...show more »

MA in Christian Studies: Urban Ministry The Master of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Urban Ministry is a program designed for
individuals who desire to lead as Christians in their arenas of influence, ...show more »

MA in Christian Studies: Youth Ministry The Master of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry is a program designed for
individuals who desire to lead as Christians in their arenas of influence, be ...show more »

Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Administration prepares students for careers in the public sector.
The program is targeted at individuals working or desirous of finding employment in all levels of ...show more »

Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management Grand Canyon University’s Master of Public Administration prepares students for careers in the public sector.
The program is targeted at individuals working or desirous of finding employment in all levels ...show more »

MBA and MS in Leadership Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Leadership program provides students with the skills to
develop professionally and gain self-confidence in their own leadership styles. Students learn to integrate a
conceptual ...show more »

MBA and MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (dual degree) The Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in Nursing
Leadership in Health Care Systems dual-degree program is designed to afford students the opportunity to
develop ...show more »

MBA in Accounting Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting program
provides students with the capacity for transformational leadership through the application of business practices.
The program highlights ...show more »

MBA in Finance Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Finance program provides
students with the capacity for transformational leadership through the application of business practices. The
program highlights the impact ...show more »

MBA in Leadership Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Leadership program
provides students with the capacity for transformational leadership through the application of business practices.
The program highlights the impact ...show more »

MBA in Marketing Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis Marketing provides students
with the capacity for transformational leadership through the application of business practices. The program
highlights the impact ...show more »

MBA in Strategic Human Resource Management The Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management covers the
Society for Human Resource Management’s critical competencies. By aligning this program to the human
resource ...show more »

MED in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology (No IR, No Cert.) This program is designed for educators who wish to learn to use technology to improve the success of their students. The format and courses of the regionally accredited program are ...show more »

MED in Ed. Admin. (With IR and Cert.) Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration (Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) program is designed for individuals interested in educational administration in the K-12
setting and seeking an administrative ...show more »

MED in Elementary Ed. (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Ed in Elementary Ed (Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation/Non-Credential) is a program designed for any individual interested in the education of children in the K-8 setting, but ...show more »

MED in Elementary Ed. (With IR and Cert.) The Master of Education in Elementary Education (Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program is
designed for any individual interested in the education of children in Grades K-8 who is seeking teacher ...show more »

MED in Secondary Ed. (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Education in Secondary Education (Not Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program is
designed for students interested in the education of children in grades 7-12, but who must postpone ...show more »

MED in Secondary Ed. (With IR and Cert.) The Master of Education in Secondary Education (Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) program is
designed for students interested in the education of children in grades 7-12 who are also seeking a ...show more »

MED in Special Ed. (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Education in Special Education for Certified Special Educators (Not Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) is a program designed for students interested in advanced studies in special education and ...show more »

MED in Special Ed. (With IR and Cert.) The Master of Education in Special Education (Eligible for Institutional Recommendation) is a crosscategorical
program. It is designed for any individual interested in the education of children with special needs
in the ...show more »

MED in Special Ed. for Certified Special Educators (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Education in Special Education for Certified Special Educators (Not Eligible for Institutional
Recommendation) is a program designed for students interested in advanced studies in special education and
who are ...show more »

MED Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (No IR, No Cert.) The Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Not Eligible for
Institutional Recommendation) program is designed for certified teachers or administrators with an interest in ...show more »

MS in Addiction Counseling The Master of Science in Addiction Counseling degree is designed to meet the needs of learners who wish to
pursue careers as addiction counseling professionals. This degree prepares students to ...show more »

MS in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement The Master of Science in Criminal Justice with an Emphasis in Law Enforcement is designed for students
seeking to expand their understanding of the law, social order, and justice. This program ...show more »

MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Criminal Justice program with an Emphasis in Legal Studies is designed for law enforcement, corrections, probation, and parole officers seeking additional career opportunities, ...show more »

MS in Health Care Administration The Master of Science in Health Care Administration (MSHCA) provides the skills and experience necessary to
perform as middle- and upper-level managers in a variety of health care organizations, and to ...show more »

MS in Leadership Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Leadership program provides students with the skills to
develop professionally and gain self-confidence in their own leadership styles. Students learn to integrate a
conceptual foundation ...show more »

MS in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Leadership with an Emphasis in Disaster Preparedness and
Executive Fire Leadership provides students with the skills to develop professionally and gain self-confidence
in ...show more »

MS in Nursing: Nursing Education The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Education program provides an educational
experience to prepare advanced-professional nurses to address the ever changing and expanding educational
needs of the ...show more »

MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems The Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems program prepares nurses for leadership roles in today’s rapidly
changing health care delivery systems. The program is a part-time or full-time course of ...show more »

MS in Professional Counseling The Masters of Science in Professional Counseling Degree requires 60 credit hours. The program’s courses
were chosen to meet the academic requirements established by the National Board for Certified Counselors for
the ...show more »

MS in Psychology: General Psychology The Master of Science in Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or
continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. The program focuses on the development ...show more »

MS in Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology The Master of Science in Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or
continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. The program focuses on the development ...show more »

RN to BS in Nursing The RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses with an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing. The
format and courses of the regionally accredited program are tailored to ...show more »

BS in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse The Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance
Abuse is designed to train practitioners in the field of addiction counseling, chemical dependency, and ...show more »

Ed.D in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program develops leaders capable of generating new
knowledge and responsibly applying knowledge to achieve organizational outcomes. Students will study the
major bodies of ...show more »

Ed.D in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development Grand Canyon University's Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program with an Emphasis in Organizational Development is designed to prepare students to handle the challenges that modern organizations face in ...show more »

MBA in Health System Management Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Health Systems
Management program provides students with the capacity for transformational leadership through the
application of business practices. The program highlights ...show more »

MED in Early Childhood (IR) The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (Leads to Credential) is a degree for students seeking
knowledge and expertise in the field of early childhood development and teaching. The ...show more »

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KAKE on July 02, 2011 said:

i feel like enrolling
What may i do?
my mail is kakiss901@aol.fr

Jody Facchiano on January 13, 2014 said:

Does Grand Canyon University have a BSN program for students interested in nursing?

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