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Grand Canyon University Offers

  1. Online flexibility
  2. Personal attention
  3. Financial aid assistance

Earn Your Degree Faster

At Grand Canyon University, you can complete your degree faster with our efficient 4-credit courses. With undergraduate programs that include just 30 courses, or even less if you have transfer credits, and graduate programs with only 8 to 13 courses, you gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your career!

'What an incredible experience! I just finished my academic portion of my Masters in ED in Elementary Education. What I have learned at GCU and in my practicums amazes me. GCU is an enabler for your future. What a great ride for knowledge and discovery! On to student teaching in 2 months!'

Donn Gallon, College of Education Graduate

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Discover Grand Canyon University

Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. The prestigious Christian university is regionally accredited and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Technology & Learning Magazine, Fox.com, Online Education Database (OEDb), and more. Grand Canyon University offers online and campus-based bachelor's and master's degree programs through the Colangelo College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, and College of Humanities and Social Sciences. GCU emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional.

'I've been a apart of GCU for almost three years. All online, great teaching and great attention to detail. I will achieve everything I set my mind to in this university. Thank you GCU!'

Alexis Cruz, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate

Accreditation Statement

Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The accreditation information can be found here.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED

Study.com and Grand Canyon University Official Transfer Guide

Students can transfer any of the following Study.com courses listed below to a Grand Canyon University undergraduate program. A minimum grade of 70% is required to transfer an approved Study.com course to Grand Canyon University.

Grand Canyon University accepts transfer credit from the following courses:

Study.com Course Code & Name Grand Canyon University Course Code & Name Credits (Semester Hour)
Biology 101: Intro to Biology BIO 181 General Biology 3
Biology 103: Microbiology BIO 205 Microbiology 3
Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology 3
Business 101: Principles of Management MGT 240 Introduction to Management 3
Business 102: Principles of Marketing MKT 245 Principles of Marketing 3
Chemistry 101: General Chemistry CHM 102 General Chemistry 3
Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity BIO 220 Environmental Science 3
History 103: US History I HIS 144 U.S. History Themes 3
Math 101: College Algebra MATH 134 Applications of Algebra 3
Math 102: College Mathematics Math 144 College Mathematics 3
Math 103: Precalculus MAT 261 Pre-Calculus 3
Political Science 102: American Government GOV 140 American Government & Politics 3
Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology PSY 102 General Psychology 3
Religion 101: Intro to World Religions INT 244 World Religions 3
Sociology 101: Intro to Sociology SOC 100 Intro to Sociology 3

Students are advised to contact a Grand Canyon University academic advisor to verify that this list is up-to-date before completing any courses on Study.com.

How can Study.com courses save you time and money on your Grand Canyon University degree?

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Find Your Program:

  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Applied Management
  • BS in Business Admin.
  • BS in Business Admin. - Business Intelligence
  • BS in Entrepreneurial Studies
  • BS in Finance and Economics
  • BS in Marketing
  • BS in Sports Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Project Management
  • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Sports Business
  • MBA
  • MBA and MS in Leadership (Dual Degree)
  • MBA and MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (dual degree)
  • MBA: Accounting
  • MBA: Finance
  • MBA: Health Systems Management
  • MBA: Leadership
  • MBA: Marketing
  • MBA: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Leadership
  • MS in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
  • Master of Public Administration - Government and Policy
  • Master of Public Administration - Health Care Management
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Organizational Growth and Sales
  • BS in Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • The College of Doctoral Studies offers three distinct doctorate degree programs tailored toward the specific interests of our students: the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology.

  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Behavioral Health
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Christian Ministry
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Higher Education Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Development
  • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Special Education
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Life Coaching
  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Cognition and Instruction
  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology
  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Performance Psychology
  • Doctor of Business Administration - Management
  • As a professional educator, or someone considering education as a profession, you know the importance of education and the role it can play in a student's life. Educators from across the country will tell you that since 1949 Grand Canyon University has maintained a strong reputation as a quality Teacher's College. You can choose from a large variety of educational programs, including TESOL, elementary, secondary, special education, and educational administration. Join thousands of other students enrolled in GCU's cutting edge programs, built to meet the diverse needs of today's classrooms.

  • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Animation
  • B.A. in Digital Design with an Emphasis in Web Design
  • B.S. in Computer Programming
  • B.S. in Information Technology
  • B.S. in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cyber Security
  • B.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance and Sports Psychology
  • BS in Early Childhood
  • BS in Educational Studies (Does Not Lead to Teacher Licensure)
  • BS in Elementary Education / Special Education (Dual Major)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing
  • Bachelor of Arts in History for Secondary Education (ITL)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in English as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Science in Math for Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work
  • Bridge to the M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in - K-12 Leadership
  • EdS in K-12 Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Elementary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Secondary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)
  • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
  • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood
  • M.Ed. in Educational Administration
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
  • M.Ed. in Elementary Education
  • M.Ed. in Secondary Education
  • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical
  • M.S. in Information Technology Management
  • M.S. in Instructional Technology
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Christian Ministry
  • MA in Curriculum and Instruction
  • MA in Gifted Education
  • MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
  • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
  • BA in Communications
  • BA in Digital Film - Production
  • BA in Digital Film - Screenwriting
  • BA in History
  • BS in Justice Studies
  • BS in Psychology
  • BS in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts in History with an Emphasis in Public History
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Forensic Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Health Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Human Factors Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Life Coaching
  • MS in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
  • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • MS in Psychology: General Psychology
  • MS in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry
  • The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Grand Canyon University has been providing outstanding health care education for over 25 years. The College prides itself on the ability to create degree programs based on the demand for highly qualified health care professionals.

    The prestigious College of Nursing and Health Sciences is set in an environment that provides extensive hands on training, top quality health care simulations, low student to teacher ratio, and one of the best undergraduate human dissection and anatomy educations in the nation. Whether you are interested in entry into a career in the health care industry, preparation for graduate studies in medicine, or career advancement opportunities, Grand Canyon University has the health care program you need to shape your future.

  • BS in Counseling - Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse
  • BS in Health Care Administration
  • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
  • BS in Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to BSN)
  • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
  • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Community Mental Health Administration
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
  • M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Education
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Trauma
  • MBA and MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • MS in Addiction Counseling
  • MS in Health Care Administration
  • MS in Health Care Informatics
  • MS in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • MS in Nursing: Health Care Informatics
  • MS in Nursing: Health Care Informatics (Bridge)
  • MS in Nursing: Nursing Education
  • MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • MS in Nursing: Public Health
  • MS in Nursing: Public Health (Bridge)
  • MS in Professional Counseling
  • Grand Canyon University offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degrees in Christian Studies. These programs help students become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of a Christian heritage.

  • B.A. in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Global Ministry
  • B.A. in Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Philosophy
  • BA in Christian Studies
  • BA in Christian Studies - Worship Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations with an emphasis in Advertising Design
  • M.A. in Christian Leadership
  • M.A. in Christian Ministry
  • M.A. in Urban Ministry
  • M.A. in Youth and Family Ministry
  • MS in Christian Counseling
  • MS in Christian Counseling of Substance Use & Addictive Disorders
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master of Divinity with an Emphasis in Global Ministry
  • Master of Divinity with an Emphasis in Worship Leadership