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Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education / Christian Education

Program Details

The College of Education's Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Christian Education prepares grade 1-8 educators to deliver high quality Christ-centered learning experiences. Offered in collaboration with Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, this bachelors in elementary education degree program leads to initial licensure for elementary and middle school teachers while training you in the many facets of Christian formation. Founded as a teacher’s college in 1949, Grand Canyon University provides expert-led courses in instructional planning, classroom management, educational ethics and more, creating a strong foundation for your teaching practice in any setting. Specialized courses enhance your understanding of the biblical, philosophical and spiritual foundations of Christian development. The program concludes with a student teaching component, preferably conducted within a Christian school or educational entity.


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

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



MS* = Associate's Degree or Higher