Education Specialist in Teaching & Learning
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Take your graduate degree one step further with this online EdS from GCU. This program uses an analytical approach that supports best educational practices in a variety of learning environments.  Curriculum is aligned with ELCC (Education Leadership Constituent Council) standards and is centered around competencies that can be applied immediately in the field.  Core classes are likely to include:

  • Building a K-12 Community
  • Training & Collaboration for Learning
  • Analysis for Educational Research

GCU is a faith-based institution and emphasizes professional ethics alongside a Christian worldview.  This program takes approximately 1.5 years to complete and runs in 8-week class segments.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.4 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States



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