College of Education
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.
Convenient SchedulingYou can start every eight weeks throughout the year enabling you to earn your bachelor's or master's degree in 18 to 24 months.
ValueThe College of Education equips students to perform ethically within the context of their jobs, and to create a framework of high standards within their organizations.
Alignment to StandardsAll programs are aligned with state and national standards using the Understanding by Design framework developed by Wiggins and McTighe to ensure more engaging and effective learning.
Measurable SuccessGrand Canyon University's College of Education graduates are quickly hired - our ground traditional students have a 99% placement rate.
Field ExperienceCourses provide opportunities to engage in real world experiences, applying learning concepts throughout the program.
AccreditationGrand Canyon University (GCU) sets the gold standard in ensuring that your degree is valuable and recognized, with the following accreditations:
- Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. (800-621-7440; http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org)
- The College of Education is approved by the Arizona Department of Education to offer programs that lead to a variety of teacher credentials.