Grand Canyon University

Introduction

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Welcome to Grand Canyon University (GCU), Arizona's premier private Christian university. For more than 65 years, our Phoenix campus has been the gateway to success for countless scholars and industry leaders. Our commitment to our Christian worldview is carried out in a loving way that provides greater unity across the university, and our foundational documents help articulate those beliefs and who we are as a community. With acres of scenic grounds and outstanding facilities, we invite the next generation of students and working professionals to enjoy the complete university experience.

University Growth

GCU is growing rapidly with plans for continued expansion. Since 2009, we have invested millions into the university to improve the quality of academic offerings and student experiences. This infrastructure includes new classrooms, laboratories, libraries, student support centers, residence halls and recreational facilities. In fall 2016, we welcomed a record number of students to our Phoenix campus and we plan to expand our student population and campus facilities going forward. Our university also continues to accommodate our growing online and evening student communities. We have tens of thousands of online students attending class from across the globe. In turn, we are constantly refining our digital platforms to deliver GCU's outstanding campus experience to virtual settings. We are also building additional campus locations to help full-time and evening students attend class closer to home. "New" is infused throughout GCU's growing campus. In fall 2016, we finished construction on a 173,447-square-feet, state-of-the-art engineering building, designed to accommodate our growing number of students studying in STEM majors. We also opened three new on-campus apartment buildings for upperclassmen. As part of our initiative to add 10 new sports facilities to campus in the next two years, we unveiled the brand new, 6,000-seat GCU Stadium in fall 2016, home to our NCAA Division I soccer teams. GCU has also expanded outside of campus to include new properties. The GCU Hotel is located close to campus and offers affordable room rates and renovated accommodations - the perfect place for families to stay when visiting their student. Canyon 49 Grill, located in the hotel, offers the perfect local hangout, with delicious food, family-friendly atmosphere and plenty of Lope spirit and hospitality. Explore the GCU Hotel by visiting gcuhotel.com; click on Dining to browse Canyon 49 Grill's menus. The Grand Canyon Beverage Company, also located in the hotel and on campus, offers gourmet beverages, including coffee, tea, and specialty drinks.

Student Experience at GCU

At GCU, you'll find everything you need to enjoy a full college experience, from NCAA Division I athletics to suite-style residence halls, popular dining options, fun events and clubs, and organizations. Traditional, online and evening students are equally valued members of our community and receive full access to GCU's campus resources and events.

GCU's Mission and Vision

Vision GCU is a premier Christian university, educating students to lead and serve. Mission Grand Canyon University prepares learners to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of our Christian heritage.

Christian Worldview: Graduates of GCU will be able to express aspects of the Christian worldview, which affect human value and dignity, ethical decision-making, academic disciplines and vocation. "For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus." (1 Timothy 2:5) Global Citizens: Global citizens learn with empathy, avoid ethnocentrism and embrace the reality that people are different. They appreciate a range of perspectives on history, religion, value systems and many other aspects of life. Global citizenship means that by understanding others, we learn to understand ourselves. "The same Lord is Lord of all and richly blesses all who call on him." (Romans 10:12b) Effective Communicators: Effective communicators excel in language proficiency, understand how the written word impacts others intellectually and emotionally, and are challenged to employ new venues and modes of communication. "May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord." (Psalm 19:14) Responsible Leaders: Responsible leaders are grounded in the reality of the world, accept the consequences of choice and strive unselfishly to help others meet their highest potential through servant leadership. "Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant." (Matthew 20:26) Critical Thinkers: Critical thinkers work to master clarity and logic in thought. They ask questions and pursue knowledge to avoid the blind acceptance of ideas, searching for solutions rather than dwelling on problems. "Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth." (2 Timothy 2:15)

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MA

M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in Communication with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides students who have a passion for communications with the opportunity to pursue a career in teaching. [+]

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in Communication with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides students who have a passion for communications with the opportunity to pursue a career in teaching.

This master's in communications program, offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, prepares students to teach undergraduate courses at a two-year or four-year institution, specializing in both traditional campus and online modalities. Students will engage in a balance of communication content and pedagogy with the goal to gain expertise in understanding, demonstrating and effectively teaching all aspects of communication. This postsecondary communications teacher program shapes students into critical thinkers who examine the role and impact of communication on culture and society. Various types of communication addressed include interpersonal and relational, strategic, intercultural and media communication.... [-]


M.A. in English with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses at two-year or four-year higher learning institutions for both campus and online modalities. [+]

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses at two-year or four-year higher learning institutions for both campus and online modalities.

Offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, this program is an excellent opportunity for those who have a passion for writing and literature and aspire to share their passion with learners through teaching. Students will gain advanced training in the field of English to make a difference in the undergraduate classroom. Core competencies of this program include pedagogy at the university level, teaching, writing, and literature, practice of professional writing and theories of writing and rhetoric. With a liberal arts foundation, this program surveys research-based pedagogical practices, such as strategic and collaborative curriculum design, diverse adult learning theories and incorporating technology into a distance learning environment. The program moves on to develop students into educational leaders who are skilled to implement these practices for impacting students outcomes.... [-]


M.A. in History with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

The Master of Arts in History with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses in both campus and online modalities at two-year or four-year institutions. [+]

The Master of Arts in History with an Emphasis in Education degree program prepares students to teach undergraduate courses in both campus and online modalities at two-year or four-year institutions.

Offered by Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, this master's in history program balances history content with pedagogy to provide a pathway for obtaining advanced training in the fields of history and education. Students will identify classroom techniques and various aspects of sound pedagogical practices at the university level. Demonstrating comprehension of major historical events, themes, narratives, arguments, and interpretations will further prepare students to excel in teaching the subject. This Master of Arts in History with an Emphasis in Education degree program is an excellent opportunity for those passionate about teaching with a strong interest in and curiosity for history as well. Students will analyze key facts and significance of historical events, evaluate cultural developments and observe various political, economic or military histories from across the global.... [-]


MA In Autism Spectrum Disorders

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

The Master of Arts in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, provides an intense analysis of brain-based learning and skill improvement. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

With the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders continuing to rise, it is imperative to adopt a deepened knowledge of neurological development and applied behavior analysis. The Master of Arts in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, provides an intense analysis of brain-based learning and skill improvement. Through a combination of application, theory and research, licensed special educators prepare to meet the demands of teaching and master techniques that improve ASD student outcomes.... [-]


MA In Curriculum And Instruction

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Learn to build and implement curricula in the classroom, school, district and state level with the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction degree. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction

Learn to build and implement curricula in the classroom, school, district and state level with the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction degree. Licensed K-12 educators can gain the skills to become instructional leaders through a combination of coursework, research and classroom field experiences. Offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, this program emphasizes a scholar-practitioner approach to curriculum development, teaching, and assessment.

In the masters in curriculum and instruction degree program, develop your abilities in academic planning and differentiated instruction using current theories, designs, and research-based data. Opportunities for observation and practical application in real classrooms provide the experience to support your professional development as an instructional coach, leader, and outstanding educator.... [-]


MA In Gifted Education

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

With Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Arts (MA) in Gifted Education degree, you can learn innovative ways to teach gifted students and help them realize their potential. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Teach Gifted and Exceptional Learners

With Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Arts (MA) in Gifted Education degree, you can learn innovative ways to teach gifted students and help them realize their potential. Offered by GCU's College of Education, this master's in gifted education program helps you develop ethical instructional practices and explore the formation of gifted education programs.

The masters in gifted education online degree program reviews current methods used to identify, teach and nurture gifted children academically, mentally and emotionally. Observation and practice opportunities throughout graduate coursework allow you to gain hands-on experience and evaluate researched concepts in P-12 classrooms. This master's in gifted education degree aligns with National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards and can prepare licensed teachers for gifted endorsement.... [-]


MA In Reading With An Emphasis In Elementary Education

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

The online Master of Arts in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education, offered by the College of Education, aligns with the standards of the International Literacy Association to prepare specialists and interventionists to meet the global challenges of literacy development. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Master of Arts in Reading Online

State and federal education standards have increased the need for qualified teachers who can improve the quality of reading for grades K-8. The online Master of Arts in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education, offered by the College of Education, aligns with the standards of the International Literacy Association to prepare specialists and interventionists to meet the global challenges of literacy development. The rigorous curriculum serves the community by providing diverse students fair access to high-quality education with a foundation in literacy.... [-]


MA In Reading With An Emphasis In Secondary Education

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Prepare adolescents with the literacy skills needed for college or a future career. Grand Canyon University's Master of Arts in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education, offered by the College of Education, aligns with the standards of the International Literacy Association and prepares specialists for the demands of student development. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Master of Arts in Reading Online

Prepare adolescents with the literacy skills needed for college or a future career. Grand Canyon University's Master of Arts in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education, offered by the College of Education, aligns with the standards of the International Literacy Association and prepares specialists for the demands of student development. The rigorous curriculum serves schools and districts by providing diverse students fair access to high-quality education with a foundation in literacy.

Through observational and practice-based experiences, the MA in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education provides the application of theory and educational best practices to improve literacy in collaborative settings. Effectively deliver curriculum, instruction, and assessment with a strong foundation in corrective reading strategies. It surveys a variety of assessment tools, instructional approaches and effective communication techniques for optimized learning. Candidates engage in advanced studies in secondary schools to inspire the creation of literate environments and support literacy across content areas.... [-]


MA in Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages (TESOL)

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

If you are a current teacher and earn your Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), you will be qualified to teach English to students from other countries and cultures. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Masters in TESOL

If you are a current teacher and earn your Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), you will be qualified to teach English to students from other countries and cultures. You can also advance into educational and TESOL leadership positions as 21st-century school districts become more culturally diverse. Employment in English language literacy is expected to increase over the next decade.

In this MA in TESOL degree program, you are provided with various opportunities to apply concepts, theories, and research, particularly in a TESOL practicum that guides you through observational and practice-based experiences. This practicum requires you to have access to a PK-12 school classroom with ESL students in order to complete your practicum course and program assignments. The regionally accredited online MA in TESOL online, offered through Grand Canyon University’s College of Education, is aligned with the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium and Standards of Recognition of Initial TESOL Programs in PK-12 ESL teacher education.... [-]


MSc

BSc In Information Technology Management

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information technology. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Take the Next Step in Your IT CareerGrand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information technology. The master's in information technology management program consists of a unique blend of management courses that will provide you with the business knowledge required to manage information technology functions across a wide range of industries.

If you have experience or a background in information technology and want to take the next step in your career, this MS in information technology management program is for you. The masters in information technology management degree covers a broad range of topics in the functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, organizational behavior and strategic management, as well as technology topics, including information security and risk management, innovation in information technology and data management, business process analysis, and IT project management. You will have the opportunity to synthesize and practice what you have learned throughout the program by undertaking an applied IT project. Your project will focus on IT and systems management solutions to meet contemporary business needs with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving skills applicable to contemporary, IT-driven business organizations.... [-]


M.S. in Sociology with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Education prepares students for teaching undergraduate courses at the 2-year or 4-year institution in both ground and online modalities. [+]

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Education prepares students for teaching undergraduate courses at the 2-year or 4-year institution in both ground and online modalities.

Balancing sociology content with pedagogy and classroom techniques, this unique program offers a pathway to obtaining advanced training in the field of sociology while satisfying the requirements for ongoing professional development. Graduates of this program will be able to fulfill the graduate course requirements necessary for opportunities in teaching at the post-secondary level.

Min. Education

Bachelor Degree

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Master Of Business Administration And Master Of Science In Leadership

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Support your journey to business leadership, with advanced skills in operations and functional management. Grand Canyon University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) dual degree program affords you the opportunity to blend principles of finance, economics, and marketing with the values of servant leadership. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Enhance Your Business Acumen with an MBA and MS in LeadershipSupport your journey to business leadership, with advanced skills in operations and functional management. Grand Canyon University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Leadership (MSL) dual degree program affords you the opportunity to blend principles of finance, economics, and marketing with the values of servant leadership. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this program is a perfect fit for working professionals.

Curricula in this MBA/MS in leadership online program encompasses a variety of courses relevant to modern-day business. Courses follow a logical progression: You are exposed to the fundamentals of graduate-level study before embarking on your major area of focus. In small, academically stimulating learning environments, discuss the power of politics and influence in addition to operations management with expert faculty and business practitioners.... [-]


Master Of Public Administration With An Emphasis In Government And Policy

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

With a Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy from Grand Canyon University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you can learn to apply administrative skills in the areas of leadership, human capital development, policy and governance in government, nonprofit and community arenas. [+]

Offered By: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Solve Public Policy ChallengesWith a Master of Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy from Grand Canyon University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, you can learn to apply administrative skills in the areas of leadership, human capital development, policy and governance in government, nonprofit and community arenas.

You are challenged to identify and provide solutions for the unique issues facing public sector organizations today. The relationships among the federal, state and municipal levels of government are examined, along with the history of U.S. federalism and the competition among levels and branches of government.... [-]


Master of Science in Biology with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus 8 weeks September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Biology with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides the opportunity for students with a background in biology to pursue a career in education. [+]

Overview

Connect Your Passion for Biology and Teaching

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Biology with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides the opportunity for students with a background in biology to pursue a career in education. This graduate biology education program prepares students to teach biology in undergraduate courses at a two-year or four-year institution in both campus and online modalities.

Students will engage in a curriculum that balances biology content with pedagogy and classroom techniques. By pursuing this career pathway, students will adopt best teaching practices, analyze current research, learn to communicate complex topics and ideas and explore graduate-level biology concepts within the context of real-world examples.... [-]


Master of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Education

Online Campus Part time 8 weeks September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides a career path in education for those with a passion for chemistry. [+]

Overview

Specialize in Chemistry and Education

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Education degree program provides a career path in education for those with a passion for chemistry. Prepare to teach undergraduate courses in chemistry at a two-year or four-year institution in both campus and online modalities.

The chemistry education program’s curriculum balances chemistry content with pedagogical practices, so students can advance their understanding of chemistry concepts, as well as develop into an effective educator. One unique aspect of GCU’s industry-led curriculum is the integration of faith reflecting the core values of the university’s Christian worldview. Questions of ethical philosophy in relation to science, chemistry and technological innovation arise in classroom discussions. Exploring these challenges and conflicts helps cultivate leaders in the field who are ready to make a difference with strong moral conviction.... [-]


Master Of Science In Instructional Technology

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology program is designed for practicing teaching professionals who have an interest in becoming a technology specialist or coach—or educators who endeavor to increase their knowledge of technology in the classroom. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Impact Education as a Technology Coach

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology program is designed for practicing teaching professionals who have an interest in becoming a technology specialist or coach—or educators who endeavor to increase their knowledge of technology in the classroom. This master's in instructional technology program and courses are aligned to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Technology Coaches, as well as the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards.

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MSc In Accounting

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this comprehensive graduate MSA degree program allows you to develop your skills in financial reporting, taxation, and auditing while preparing for your Uniform CPA Examination. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) and Prepare for your CPAPrepare for an advanced career in corporate or public accounting with Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Science in Accounting. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this comprehensive graduate MSA degree program allows you to develop your skills in financial reporting, taxation, and auditing while preparing for your Uniform CPA Examination. Designed for students with a bachelor’s in accounting, this accelerated path to learning offers a robust foundation that encourages legal and ethical practice for accountants and managers bound to policies of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act.... [-]


MSc In Cybersecurity

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Cyber Security degree program offers the opportunity for students skilled in technology and security-based fields to move into a specialized career in cybersecurity. [+]

Offered By: College of Science, Engineering, & Technology

Overview

Secure, Protect and Manage a Virtual EnvironmentGrand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Cyber Security degree program offers the opportunity for students skilled in technology and security-based fields to move into a specialized career in cyber security. As one of the few cyber security programs in the nation, GCU’s master’s program trains students to use current, open source and advanced techniques in digital forensics, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment and exploitation techniques –along with other software and applications –to protect an organization’s systems, data, processes and people.... [-]


MSc In Information Technology Management

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information technology. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Take the Next Step in Your IT CareerGrand Canyon University's Master of Science in Information Technology Management program is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in information technology. The master's in information technology management program consists of a unique blend of management courses that will provide you with the business knowledge required to manage information technology functions across a wide range of industries.

If you have experience or a background in information technology and want to take the next step in your career, this MS in information technology management program is for you. The masters in information technology management degree covers a broad range of topics in the functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, organizational behavior and strategic management, as well as technology topics, including information security and risk management, innovation in information technology and data management, business process analysis, and IT project management. You will have the opportunity to synthesize and practice what you have learned throughout the program by undertaking an applied IT project. Your project will focus on IT and systems management solutions to meet contemporary business needs with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving skills applicable to contemporary, IT-driven business organizations.... [-]


MSc In Organizational Leadership And Entrepreneurship

Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Enrich your entrepreneurial innovations and organically grow your business with the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship degree. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Advance Your Skills with the MS in Organizational Leadership

Enrich your entrepreneurial innovations and organically grow your business with the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship degree. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, learn strategies that drive business growth and increase revenue. This master's in organizational leadership program is focused on marketing and sales approaches to help your product or business grow.

In this masters in entrepreneurship program, coursework allows you to adopt the skills necessary to develop, build and maintain a successful business model for the 21st-century economy. Through a rigorous curriculum, you learn the behaviors to bolster marketing and sales of a product or service, using research-based study. Discussions led by expert faculty allow you to gain a deepened understanding of concepts such as customer development, analytics, and web-based marketing strategies.... [-]


Master

Master Of Education In Early Childhood Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Develop the learning journey for youth from birth to eight years old in the Master of Education (MEd) in Early Childhood Education program. [+]

Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Prepare Infants to Preschoolers for Academic Success

Develop the learning journey for youth from birth to eight years old in the Master of Education (MEd) in Early Childhood Education program. Offered by Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) College of Education, this master's in early childhood education program provides a wide-ranging teaching focus. Research child development and early interventions for children from birth to pre-K, and master the knowledge needed for your K-3 teaching licensure.

This masters degree in early childhood education is ideal for career changers and other individuals passionate about the field of education. Learn concepts to introduce you to teaching and learning in the 21st century. At GCU, numerous opportunities are provided to apply your learning. Field experience and student teaching components throughout your program expose you to diverse age groups and working with youth of varying developmental states and intellect.... [-]


Master Of Education In Early Childhood Education - Non-Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Improve your understanding of youth from birth to eight years old in the Master of Education (MEd) in Early Childhood Education program. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Prepare Infants to Preschoolers for Academic Success

Improve your understanding of youth from birth to eight years old in the Master of Education (MEd) in Early Childhood Education program. Offered by GCU’s College of Education, this MEd in Early Childhood Education program provides an in-depth review of literacy development, child guidance, and growth. Learn the concepts to enhance your teaching and learning in 21st-century daycares, preschools, and elementary schools.

In this graduate-level program, you exercise your critical thinking skills to research child development and early interventions for birth to third graders. By implementing a rigorous curriculum under the guidance of expert faculty, we aim to refine your instructional methods using evidence-based research and applied strategies. Field experience opportunities throughout your Master of Education in Early Childhood Education program expose you to working with diverse age groups and youth of varying developmental stages and intellect.... [-]


Master Of Education In Early Childhood Education And Early Childhood Special Education

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Specialize in the unique needs of young children with diverse learning abilities by earning the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. [+]

Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Early Childhood Special Education Degree

Specialize in the unique needs of young children with diverse learning abilities by earning the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. Designed for prospective educators with a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field, this program leads to initial teacher licensure.

Help meet the increased demand for skilled and certified early childhood special education professionals. This master's in early childhood special education degree program provides students with hands-on training in pedagogy and methodologies as well as in-depth study of the psychological, emotional and developmental needs of young children.... [-]


Master Of Education In Early Childhood Education And Early Childhood Special Education – Non-Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Become an expert educator, advocate and leader with the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education degree at Grand Canyon University (GCU). This program enables you to help each student grow to his or her full potential while advocating at the school and district level for children of diverse abilities. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Lead Special Education for Exceptional Young Children

Become an expert educator, advocate and leader with the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education degree at Grand Canyon University (GCU). This program enables you to help each student grow to his or her full potential while advocating at the school and district level for children of diverse abilities.

Step into the high demand field of early childhood special education as a graduate of this master’s degree program, equipped with best-practice pedagogy and methodologies as well as expertise in the psychosocial and familial needs of exceptional children.... [-]


Master Of Education In Educational Administration

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. [+]

Advanced Program For Principal Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Master’s in Educational Administration

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Administration was created for those who are interested in pursuing a principal’s license and working in educational administration in the pre-K through 12 setting. Offered through the College of Education, this master's in educational administration degree helps you learn professional and ethical practices as seen through the lens of a Christian worldview.

In the master's degree in education administration online program, you participate in an internship along with practicum and field experiences. These opportunities provide you with the practical application of the program’s learning objectives and competencies. It is through this practical application that you become well prepared to pursue educational administration positions after graduating. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards form the foundation of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program of study.... [-]


Master Of Education In Educational Leadership

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership, offered through the College of Education, provides you with the necessary tools to advance in your career within educational leadership. [+]

Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Prepare to Become an Educational Leader

Grand Canyon University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership, offered through the College of Education, provides you with the necessary tools to advance in your career within the educational leadership. Additionally, this online master's in educational leadership degree helps you understand and prepare to use professional and ethical practices through the lens of a Christian worldview.

If you are interested in applying for this master's in educational leadership program, you must provide documentation of verified teaching experience, though this program does not lead to teacher or principal licensure. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards form the foundation of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program.... [-]


Master Of Education In Elementary Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time 30 months September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 6 more

Individuals with a desire to teach and a bachelor’s degree outside of education can gain the skills and knowledge to lead elementary classrooms. With a curriculum approved by the Arizona State Board of Education, our Master of Education (MEd) in Elementary Education prepares you to attain your initial teacher licensure. [+]

Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Earn Your Teaching Licensure for First- Through Eighth-Graders

Individuals with a desire to teach and a bachelor’s degree outside of education can gain the skills and knowledge to lead elementary classrooms. With a curriculum approved by the Arizona State Board of Education, our Master of Education (MEd) in Elementary Education prepares you to attain your initial teacher licensure. Offered online by the College of Education, this master's in elementary education program provides the training and application to help you engage and manage youth in the 21st century learning communities. Throughout the online masters in elementary education program, you examine prescribed teaching methods and strategies and develop innovative plans to improve student outcomes. Learn assessment techniques in addition content relevant to learners in grades 1-8.... [-]


Master Of Education In Elementary Education - Non-Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time 21 months September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 6 more

Enhance and refresh your knowledge in leading in the elementary and middle school classroom with the regionally accredited Master of Education in Elementary Education. This elementary education program, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, is designed for licensed teaching professionals to help them refine instructional methods and expand their understanding of advanced content. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Refine Your Teaching Skills for First Through Eighth Grade Classrooms

Enhance and refresh your knowledge in leading in the elementary and middle school classroom with the regionally accredited Master of Education in Elementary Education. This elementary education program, offered by Grand Canyon University's College of Education, is designed for licensed teaching professionals to help them refine instructional methods and expand their understanding of advanced content. The rigorous curriculum works to develop you into an informed educator ready to meet the diverse demands of both traditional and nontraditional school settings. In the MEd in elementary education program, you review prescribed lesson strategies and assess classroom and individual plans to improve student outcomes. Through advanced research, you propose solutions to current issues in education, such as student literacy and teaching English language learners. Observational practicums integrated into your program enhance your ability to teach, lead and succeed in culturally and intellectually diverse first through eighth-grade schoolrooms.... [-]


Master Of Education In Secondary Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Education in Secondary Education was designed to prepare you to become a licensed junior high or high school teacher. Offered through the College of Education, this regionally accredited and Arizona State Board of Education-approved master in education degree program prepares you for employment anywhere a licensure is required, including public and private schools. [+]

Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Advance Your Career with a Masters in Secondary Education

Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Education in Secondary Education was designed to prepare you to become a licensed junior high or high school teacher. Offered through the College of Education, this regionally accredited and Arizona State Board of Education-approved master in education degree program prepares you for employment anywhere a licensure is required, including public and private schools.

With emphases placed on technology and classroom diversity, you learn to combine sixth through 12th-grade subjects (English, social studies, history, and psychology) with a variety of 21st century teaching methods and strategies to improve student outcomes.... [-]


Master Of Education In Secondary Education - Non-Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

The College of Education's Master of Education (MEd) in Secondary Education offers the instruction and practice to enhance your methodologies in teaching students from sixth through 12th-grade classrooms. Through a combination of theory and applied practice, gain the knowledge to effectively lead in today's diverse classrooms middle and high school classrooms. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Prepare for Your Future as a Private Secondary Teacher

The College of Education's Master of Education (MEd) in Secondary Education offers the instruction and practice to enhance your methodologies in teaching students from sixth through 12th-grade classrooms. Through a combination of theory and applied practice, gain the knowledge to effectively lead in today's diverse classrooms middle and high school classrooms.

In the MEd in Secondary Education program, you learn strategies to promote student mastery of learning objectives and research ways to improve school outcomes. Core coursework emphasizes critical thinking and communication skills, increasing your readiness for adolescent teaching. Although this master's program does not lead to credentialing, it includes field experiences to prepare you for promotion, future certification or teaching in institutions that do not require a license.... [-]


Master Of Education In Special Education - Initial Teacher Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

With Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support development in students with exceptional needs. Approved by the Arizona State Board of Education, our masters in special education degree provides the knowledge and coursework to prepare for initial teaching licensure. This program is offered by the College of Education in dynamic online and evening learning environments. [+]

Initial Program – Leads To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Make an Impact on Children of Diverse Learning Abilities

With Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support development in students with exceptional needs. Approved by the Arizona State Board of Education, our masters in special education degree provides the knowledge and coursework to prepare for initial teaching licensure. This program is offered by the College of Education in dynamic online and evening learning environments.

Directly aligned with national professional teaching standards, the master's in special education online provides strategies to adapt teaching in the mainstream classroom to students with assorted needs. While core courses review pedagogy and classroom management, content in the special education focus aims to strengthen your ability to plan, assess and adapt learning for students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. Opportunities to apply your learning in real classrooms are available throughout your program and provide a well-rounded foundation to flourish into an outstanding educator.... [-]


Master Of Education In Special Education - Non-Licensure

Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 5 more

With Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support exceptional K-12 students. In this M.Ed in Special Education program, you discover new methods to nurture special student populations and accommodate their learning needs. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Make an Impact on Children of Diverse Learning Abilities

With Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support exceptional K-12 students. In this M.Ed in Special Education program, you discover new methods to nurture special student populations and accommodate their learning needs. Offered by the College of Education, our rigorous curriculum delivered by expert faculty helps you adapt your instructional strategies to meet each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

In the masters in special education program, you increase your familiarity with emotional, physical and intellectual disabilities and heighten your expertise in assessment, intervention and transition planning. Using critical thinking, review innovative ways to engage students with mild to moderate disabilities in the least restrictive environment (LRE) and enhance their academic experience. Field experience opportunities throughout your program provide the setting for practical application of theories, research, and strategies.... [-]


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