About Grand Canyon University
The Grand Canyon University helps students pursue their education and fulfill their career objectives. Since its inception in 1949, GCU has continuously succeeded in motivating students to achieve their goals and emphasizes on applying Christian ethical principles at the workplace. The university offers educational programs – bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, bridge programs, and post-graduate programs in several disciplines like business management, nursing, healthcare, information technology, public administration, and many other subjects.
3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017
School Website: http://www.gcu.edu/Home.php
GCU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1968. The Postsecondary Education of the university has been accredited by the Arizona State Board. The Colangelo College of Business is credited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs bachelor’s degree programs and Master’s degree programs in the field of business and management. The College of Education is credited by the Arizona Department of Education as well as the Arizona State Board of Education for certificate programs in the field of pre-school training, elementary, secondary as well as special training for teachers and administrators. GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the New Mexico Board of Nursing has approved GCU’s degree programs in the field of nursing. The Athletic Training Education Program has been approved by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) (http://caate.net). Intercollegiate Athletics program has been credited by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and the International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE) have approved the degree course in addiction studies imparted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. GCU also offers online courses in various disciplines and Christian studies, which are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Grand Canyon University offers several financial aids to eligible students including Federal Direct Loans, federal grants, payment plans, military assistance, and limited scholarships. Applicants need to fill up the basic details in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to avail one of these financial aids.
Career Services: The Grand Canyon University helps students find their right career by providing career counseling services
• Resume reviews
• Tips about networking
• Career planning tips
• Brush up interview skills
• On-campus and off-campus placement
• Choice of the right major course
On- campus facilities
• Health center
• Cyber Café & Photocopy Services
• Reservations for airport shuttle
• Recreation center
• Events, Club & Activities
GCU is the perfect destination for a foreign student because you will find a second home here along with a great opportunity to enjoy the process of learning and growing. Approved by Federal law, GCU grants admission to non-immigrant foreign students. Applicants will find able assistance for the process of availing student visa by contacting the enrolment counselors of International Student Office of the University. Students from Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Belgium, and many other countries are eligible to apply for the courses offered by the University.
Military Education Programs
The Grand Canyon University provides various benefits of education to the serving as well as veteran military personnel with the inclusion of military-friendly programs. Professors deliver short interactive sessions on disciplines such as business, management, nursing, sociology, education, etc on the campus or via Internet during flexible timings.
Students of the Grand Canyon University can choose from a wide variety of degree courses, bridge courses, or post-graduate courses in any discipline to suit their interest.
Business & Management
Students get an opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in business and management courses. A student will learn about different concepts of managing a business including finance, advertising, marketing, hospital management, etc. A student can choose from a variety of specializations such as science, arts, health care, etc.
Teaching & School Administration
Future teachers and exponents of elementary education will learn about new concepts of imparting elementary and secondary education. A student pursuing arts degree course can specialize in dance, history, English, music, psychology, etc. Students enrolling for the science degree courses can explore subjects like biology, chemistry, mathematics, special education etc. Christian studies also form a part of the curriculum.
Nursing & Health Care
Grand Canyon University offers wide variety of bachelor’s, master’s, bridge programs and doctorate in the field of nursing, biomedical engineering, health care administration , etc.
Theology & Ministry
Christian studies in the curriculum include the subjects of worship management, pastoral leadership, etc. in which a student can enroll for pursuing a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or a doctorate.
Psychology & Counseling
Case studies, counseling skills, ethics, legal issues, treatment strategies and connection of various addictions to our physical, mental and spiritual well-being will be imparted to the students enrolled in this course. Students will explore multicultural factors and the effects on cognitive thinking, addictive personality traits and prevention.
Creative Design & Performing Arts
Grand Canyon University offers topics that will enhance the creative skills of the students in the field of performing arts and creative design. You can choose from a variety of specializations like digital design, literature, dance, communications, etc.
Medical Studies & Athletic Sciences
Grand Canyon University offers the opportunity to learn about anatomy, physiology, treatment options, methods of care, emergency care, etc under this health and wellness course.
Engineering & Technology
Students enrolled in this course will cover different aspects of engineering and innovative technology designs in the field of biomedical engineering, computer technology, electrical, mechanical, and information technology. Application of innovative technologies in the field of nursing will also be studied.
Language & Communications
Students will learn various skills to develop effective communication processes. Techniques of implementing communication skills in the field of marketing, secondary education, business administration, and public health will also be studied.