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Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. The prestigious Christian university is regionally accredited and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation by noteworthy sources including Fortune Small Business, Technology & Learning Magazine, Fox.com, and more. Grand Canyon University offers online and campus-based bachelors and master's degree programs through the Ken Blanchard College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and College of Liberal Arts. GCU emphasizes individual attention for both traditional undergraduate students as well as the working professional.

Dance Education:

 
Art and Design
This program is designed for students interested in the education of children in grades K-12, and for those who are seeking teacher certification. The format and courses of this regionally accredited and Arizona-approved program are designed to maximize the content knowledge that the teacher candidate will possess upon graduation. Courses are taught by experts in their respective fields who share knowledge and experience in areas of educational psychology, philosophy, methodology, and curriculum development. All courses are directly aligned with the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) principles. Opportunities are provided to apply concepts, theories, and research throughout the program. Assignments within many of the courses guide students through over 100 hours of observational and practice-based experiences, and the final semester of the program includes a full-time, 16-week student teaching component. These educational settings must be state certified environments and mentor teachers must be fully certified. Teacher candidates are responsible for contacting their state department of education for licensure requirements and program approval. Furthermore, teacher candidates should consult the Grand Canyon University Academic Catalog, the University Policy Handbook, and an academic counselor to obtain information regarding current policies and procedures inherent in a teacher credentialing program. Graduates of this program are prepared to become informed educators in public and private schools and other settings requiring teacher licensure. Students and applicants are responsible for contacting their state department of education for licensure requirements and program approval. The program is designed to train dancers, teachers, and choreographers by blending both the theory and the practice of dance performance and its related fields. In addition to regular classroom studies, students are encouraged to take part in the University Dance Series in numerous capacities, including performing and choreographing, thus allowing them to explore the creative process from rehearsal to live performance. This global approach to dance training creates a graduate who is multifaceted and prepared to succeed in today's marketplace.

All Programs Offered by Grand Canyon University:

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Accounting
Addiction Counseling
Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
Criminal Justice with an Emphasis in Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Care Informatics
Leadership
Leadership with an Emphasis in Disaster Preparedness and Executive Fire Leadership
Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Care Informatics
Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Education
Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
Nursing with an Emphasis in Public Health
Professional Counseling
Psychology with an Emphasis in General Psychology
Psychology with an Emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Bridge to Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual Degree)
Business Administration
Business Administration and Master of Science in Leadership (Dual Degree)
Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual Degree)
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Finance
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Health Systems Management
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Leadership
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Marketing
Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management
Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Christian Leadership
Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Pastoral Ministry
Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Urban Ministry
Christian Studies with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry
Curriculum and Instruction: Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
Curriculum and Instruction: Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
Curriculum and Instruction: Technology
Early Childhood Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Executive Master of Business Administration
Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Care Informatics
Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Education
Nursing with an Emphasis in Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
Nursing with an Emphasis in Public Health
Nursing: Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
Public Administration with an Emphasis in Government and Policy
Public Administration with an Emphasis in Health Care Management
Public Health
Secondary Education
Special Education for Certified Special Educators
Special Education: Cross-Categorical
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Teaching with an Emphasis in Professional Learning Communities
Teaching with an Emphasis in Teacher Leadership

Doctoral/PhD Programs

Certificate Programs

Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
Grand Canyon University
3300 W Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85017
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