Find out more about Grand Canyon University

Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education

Program Details

Grand Canyon University offers a Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education, which is an accredited degree program that prepares aspiring English teachers to meet the challenges of the modern secondary education classroom. Students in the program will learn effective written and oral communication skills, and the ability to think critically about texts of varying media. Future secondary educators will learn how to best handle major issues that are central to adolescent learning development.

Learning outcomes for aspiring teachers include:

  • Creating developmentally appropriate learning curriculum
  • Making content meaningful to students, and guide them in critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Using diverse instructional methods and strategies
  • Pursuing professional development and collaborate with key education stakeholders


  • A high school diploma or GED is required
    • *Residents from Mississippi require an associate’s degree or higher for admission

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission


KY, MS (Associate's Degree or Higher), and RI.