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GCU has no out-of-state or international tuition, keeping education costs affordable for students across the country and around the world. We are here to help you through every step of the process, from calculating your educational costs per year to applying for financial aid.

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Grand Canyon University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. GCU is also authorized in Arizona by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education.

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GCU offers the flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules with online, evening or campus degree programs.

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Degrees in Teaching & School Administration From GCU

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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.

Online, Evening & Campus Degree Programs

Teaching and School Administration Degree Programs

If you have a calling for teaching or school administration, a degree from GCU can arm you with the skills and experience needed to achieve it. Support from expert faculty and practical, real-world experiences from a variety of disciplines specific to your interests will help you receive a valuable and fulfilling education. Some education degrees available utilize a cross-disciplinary approach with other colleges at GCU, helping you gain a deeper understanding of your chosen area of study. If you want to become a teacher leader, look through our variety of programs and find the right fit for your needs.

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Doctoral Degrees - Teaching and School Administration

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, Doctor of Philosophy or an Education Specialist degree and embrace the intellectual challenges, rewards and opportunities that accompany earning a doctoral degree.

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Master's Degrees - Teaching and School Administration

Fine tune your teaching and school administration skills with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, secondary education or any of our other specialized program interests. A master’s degree from GCU can help you further the education of your students through advanced teaching, curriculum and instruction techniques. Many of our degrees are offered as licensure (for those needing an initial credential) or non-licensure programs, to advance your career, so you can find the one that is right for your unique path.

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Bachelor's Degrees - Teaching

If you want to become a teacher, you can equip yourself for the task at hand by specializing in one of the many subjects offered, such as mathematics or business, that can be taught in high schools through a secondary education degree. Additionally, you may choose to teach elementary education and learn how to effectively teach a younger age range.

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You already have the tools you need to change your life. Let GCU teach you how to use them so you can reach your full potential through education.

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Pathways to Teaching

Why Do Future Educators Choose GCU?

  • Education programs that lead to licensure in the College of Education are approved by the Arizona Department of Education.
  • We offer initial teacher preparation options for education bachelor's and master's degrees.
  • Field experience, exam preparation and student teaching are part of your learning journey.
  • Our curriculum aligns with national standards.

AAQEP Accreditation

Grand Canyon University is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). The following initial and advanced programs have been awarded full accreditation by AAQEP through June 30, 20261:

  • Initial Teacher Licensure Programs

  • Advanced Programs

  • Reading - Elementary and Secondary


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Degrees in Teaching & School Administration From GCU

Online, Evening & Campus Degree Programs


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