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3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017

School Details

Whether one chooses to enroll in a bachelor’s degree in nursing or further pursue educational goals with a master’s degree, Grand Canyon University provides ample online opportunities designed to meet the needs of the adult learner.

Founded on Christian principles in 1949, the interdenominational Grand Canyon University challenges students through its mission statement “to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and responsible leaders.” The University reinforces its vision through its four pillars of: Academic Advancement; Christian Camaraderie; Extracurricular Activities; and Wellness and Well-being. 

ACADEMICS

Grand Canyon University is a four-year, private institution of higher education. Programs of study range from undergraduate degrees to the doctoral level.  Degrees are housed within eight colleges at Grand Canyon. 

  • Colangelo College of Business
  • College of Doctoral Studies
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts and Production
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions
  • College of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • College of Theology

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The University also retains specialized accreditation and/or approval for specific degree programs. Agencies include:

  • Accreditation Council Business Schools and Programs
  • Arizona State Board of Education
  • Arizona Department of Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
DISTANCE AND ONLINE EDUCATION

More than 100 degree programs are offered online at Grand Canyon University. The University maintains the same high standards for online students as it does for on-campus counterparts, including degrees taught by the same faculty, access to advising and peer connections, extracurricular activities, online tutoring, and added resources. In addition, the online campus features:

  • Online degree programs offered 100 percent online
  • Individualized degree programs that allow students to complete 4-credit courses, one-at-a-time
  • Asynchronous courses, with 24/7 access, hosted through the learning management platform and library systems 
  • Eligibility for scholarships and tuition assistance, along with federal aid programs
  • Transfer-friendly options, of which include a free evaluation of your graduation plan and cost estimates within 24 hours of submission of official transcripts
  • Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program and Veterans Affairs benefit programs, in addition to offering discounted tuition for eligible military students and their families. 

There is no cost to apply to Grand Canyon University. Interested students are encouraged to request more information.

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All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design / Animation Bachelor of Arts in Digital Design / Web Design Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film / Production Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film / Screenwriting Bachelor of Arts in English / Professional Writing Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education Bachelor of Arts in Government / Legal Studies Bachelor of Arts in Government / State & Local Public Policy Bachelor of Arts in History Bachelor of Arts in History / Public History Bachelor of Arts in History for Secondary Education (ITL) Master of Arts in English / Education Master of Arts in History / Education

Business

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Analytics Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Information Systems Bachelor of Science in Applied Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor of Science in Finance & Economics Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management Bachelor of Science in Marketing & Advertising Bachelor of Science in Sports Management Doctor of Business Administration / Data Analytics Doctor of Business Administration / Data Analytics (Bridge to DBA) Doctor of Business Administration / Management Doctor of Business Administration / Marketing Doctor of Business Administration / Marketing (Bridge to DBA) Master of Arts in Communication / Education Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Cybersecurity Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Leadership Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Project Management Master of Business Administration / Sports Business Master of Business Administration / Strategic Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge) Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Leadership (Dual Degree) Master of Public Administration / Government and Policy Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Business Analytics Master of Science in Leadership Master of Science in Leadership / Homeland Security & Emergency Management Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Bachelor of Science in Information Technology / Cybersecurity Doctor of Business Administration / Data Analytics Doctor of Business Administration / Data Analytics (Bridge to DBA) Master of Science in Information Technology Management Master of Science in Information Technology Management (Bridge)

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Legal Studies Master of Science in Cybersecurity Master of Science in Cybersecurity (Bridge)

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education / Christian Education Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education / English as a Second Language Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education & Special Education (Dual Major) Bachelor of Science in Math for Secondary Education Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Behavioral Health Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Christian Ministry Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Higher Education Leadership Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / K-12 Leadership Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Organizational Development Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Special Education Doctor of Education in Teaching & Learning / Adult Learning Education Specialist in K-12 Leadership Master of Arts in Autism Spectrum Disorders Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction Master of Arts in English / Education Master of Arts in History / Education Master of Arts in Reading / Elementary Education Master of Arts in Reading / Secondary Education Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL Master of Education in Early Childhood Education Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (Licensure) Master of Education in Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education (ITL) Master of Education in Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education (NITL) Master of Education in Educational Administration Master of Education in Educational Leadership Master of Education in Elementary Education Master of Education in Elementary Education (Non-Licensure) Master of Education in School Counseling Master of Education in Secondary Education (Licensure) Master of Education in Secondary Education (Non-Licensure) Master of Education in Special Education / Cross-Categorical Master of Education in Special Education / Cross-Categorical (Licensure) Master of Science in Biology / Education Master of Science in Chemistry / Education Master of Science in Instructional Technology

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Bachelor of Science in Health Science in Professional Development and Advanced Patient Care Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Health Care Administration Master of Business Administration / Health Systems Management Master of Public Administration / Health Care Management Master of Science in Health Care Administration Master of Science in Health Informatics Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Prevention Master of Science in Nursing / Health Informatics Master of Science in Nursing / Health Informatics (Bridge)

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Doctor of Nursing Practice / Educational Leadership Master of Business Administration & Master of Science in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge) Master of Science in Nursing / Acute Care Nurse Practitioner / Adult Gerontology Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Education (Bridge) Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge) Master of Science in Nursing / Public Health Nursing Master of Science in Nursing / Public Health Nursing (Bridge)

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science / Childhood & Adolescence Disorders Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science / Family Dynamics Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science / Trauma Bachelor of Science in Counseling / Addiction, Chemical Dependency & Substance Abuse Bachelor of Science in Psychology Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Performance and Sports Psychology Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Behavioral Health Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision (Bridge to PhD) Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology / Cognition & Instruction Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology / Industrial & Organizational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology / Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology / Performance Psychology Master of Science in Addiction Counseling Master of Science in Christian Counseling / Substance Use & Addictive Disorders Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Childhood & Adolescent Disorders Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Christian Counseling Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Marriage & Family Therapy Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling / Trauma Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Christian Ministry Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Community Mental Health Administration Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Family Dynamics Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Grief & Bereavement Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Prevention Master of Science in Psychology / Forensic Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / General Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / GeroPsychology Master of Science in Psychology / Health Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / Human Factors Master of Science in Psychology / Industrial & Organizational Psychology Master of Science in Psychology / Life Coaching Master of Science in Sociology / Education

Religion & Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies / Biblical Studies Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies / Global Ministry Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies / Philosophy Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies / Worship Leadership Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies / Youth Ministry Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts / Media & Production Ministry Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts / Worship Ministry Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership / Christian Ministry Graduate Certificate in Biblical Foundations Graduate Certificate in Christian Counseling Graduate Certificate in Christian Theology Graduate Certificate in Ministry Education Master of Arts in Christian Leadership Master of Arts in Christian Ministry Master of Arts in Urban Ministry Master of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry Master of Divinity Master of Science in Christian Counseling / Substance Use & Addictive Disorders Master of Science in Mental Health & Wellness / Christian Ministry