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As a future or current educator, you understand the importance of a quality education and the role it plays in students’ lives. Choosing one of Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) education degrees affords you the firm foundation needed to shape tomorrow’s future.

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Affordable Tuition

You will find that the tuition rates for online education degree programs at GCU are designed with affordability in mind. GCU also offers continuing education courses for you to take individual courses as a more affordable way to earn graduate credits.

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Grand Canyon University and the College of Education is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Standards adhered to the AAQEP framework that includes program performance, growth, practices and improvement.1


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On Your Schedule

Many working professionals aspire to attain a higher level of education. Backed by the legacy of our traditional campus, Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) online degree programs offer the flexibility you need to get ahead, providing a quality education to help you thrive in today's complex business world.

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Online Education Degrees Prepare You for Tomorrow's Classrooms

Prepare for a career of learning, leading and serving by earning one of the online teaching or administration degrees from Grand Canyon University’s College of Education. Whether you aspire to teach early childhood education, high school students or special education, or you want to move into administration, we offer a variety of online education degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels to help you reach your goals.  

Build and develop the skills necessary to meet the diverse demands of tomorrow's classrooms or shift into education leadership roles. With GCU’s online education degrees, you take one class at a time to gain more in-depth learning and to maintain a work-life balance.

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Online Bachelor's Degrees - Teaching

If you are looking to start your path toward a teaching career, GCU offers online bachelor’s degrees to help get you there. GCU provides degrees focusing on early childhood educationelementary educationsecondary education and special education. As you explore, you’ll see many of our education bachelor's degrees focus on multiple age levels as well as include a variety of emphases. Explore the online bachelor’s degrees from the College of Education below.

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Online Master's Degrees - Teaching and School Administration

Whether you are a current or aspiring educator, a master’s in education online can open doors for your career, introduce new opportunities and foster relationships while increasing your earning potential. GCU offers several online teaching degree programs to help you qualify for endorsements, promotions and pay increases within your school or district. If you have a bachelor’s degree in a different field outside of education, a master’s in education online can lead to teaching licensure as you transition into the education field.

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Online Education Specialist Degrees

Active teachers who hold a master’s degree can enhance their skill sets and broaden their applicable knowledge by earning one of GCU's post-master's education specialist (EdS) degrees from the College of Doctoral Studies. It can provide the intellectual challenges, rewards and opportunities that accompany earning a doctoral degree with shorter credit hours and no residencies.

GCU's Online Education Specialist Degrees:

  • EdS in K-12 Leadership
  • EdS in Teaching and Learning
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Online Doctoral Degrees - Teaching and School Administration

Take the next step in your career by earning your doctoal degree from GCU's College of Doctoral Studies. Reach for the pinnacle of education and pursue academic excellence with a doctorate offered online to accommodate your busy schedule. Choose from a Doctor of Education or a Doctor of Philosophy degree and embrace the intellectual challenges, rewards and opportunities that accompany earning a doctoral degree.

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How long does it take to get a degree in education?
At GCU, you will take one class at a time while earning your online degree in education, allowing you to maximize learning and build your knowledge base. Your program length will depend on which online degree in education you choose. You may have an opportunity to earn credit through GCU-approved certificates, national exams or transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment representative when you fill out the form above.
What are online teaching degree requirements?
Admission requirements for our online education degrees will depend on whether you want to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree. If you are a qualified student who is committed and dedicated to learning the art and science of teaching, willing to uphold the university's vision and mission, and open to the possibility of spiritual and intellectual development, you are encouraged to apply. Get more information about your steps to admission when you fill out the form above.
What is the difference between a “Leads to initial teacher licensure” and a “Does not lead to initial teacher licensure” program?
A degree that leads to licensure will include a student teaching or internship experience needed to seek certification. A degree that does not lead to licensure, may include many of the same courses as a licensure program, but does not have the same student teaching or internship requirements. As you choose the right degree program for you, it is important to be aware of different certification requirements specific to the state you plan to teach or lead in.
Are online education degrees respected?
Seeking to advance your education displays the dedication and commitment you have toward earning a degree and bettering your life and career. GCU’s College of Education degree programs, whether obtained in the online or campus classroom, are aligned to academic standards specific to your program of study. GCU’s education degrees also include required field experiences, an important factor in not only fulfilling degree requirements, but also gaining knowledge and understanding in a real-world setting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Since 1984, we have delivered on our promise to provide assistance to graduates of our educator and administrator preparation programs during their first year of teaching or leading in schools, at no expense.

Take a look for answers to some questions you may be asking about online education degrees at GCU. If you still have more questions, fill out the form at the top of this page to talk to a GCU Counselor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Active teachers who hold a master’s degree can enhance their skill sets and broaden their applicable knowledge by earning one of GCU's doctoral education specialist (EdS) degrees from the College of Doctoral Studies. It can provide the intellectual challenges, rewards and opportunities that accompany earning a doctoral degree with shorter credit hours and no residencies.

How long does it take to get a degree in education?
At GCU, you will take one class at a time while earning your online degree in education, allowing you to maximize learning and build your knowledge base. Your program length will depend on which online degree in education you choose. You may have an opportunity to earn credit through GCU-approved certificates, national exams or transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment representative when you fill out the form above..
What are online teaching degree requirements?
Admission requirements for our online education degrees will depend on whether you want to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree. If you are a qualified student who is committed and dedicated to learning the art and science of teaching, willing to uphold the university's vision and mission, and open to the possibility of spiritual and intellectual development, you are encouraged to apply. Get more information about your steps to admission when you fill out the form above.
What is the difference between a “Leads to initial teacher licensure” and a “Does not lead to initial
teacher licensure” program?
A degree that leads to licensure will include a student teaching or internship experience needed to seek certification. A degree that does not lead to licensure, may include many of the same courses as a licensure program, but does not have the same student teaching or internship requirements. As you choose the right degree program for you, it is important to be aware of different certification requirements specific to the state you plan to teach or lead in.
Are online education degrees respected?
Seeking to advance your education displays the dedication and commitment you have toward earning a degree and bettering your life and career. GCU’s College of Education degree programs, whether obtained in the online or campus classroom, are aligned to academic standards specific to your program of study. GCU’s education degrees also include required field experiences, an important factor in not only fulfilling degree requirements, but also gaining knowledge and understanding in a real-world setting.
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