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Education and Teaching Degrees for the 21st Century

Grand Canyon University has maintained its strong reputation as a prestigious teaching and education college for more than 65 years.

Whether you dream of earning a teaching degree in early childhood education, special education, secondary education, or a master's in education administration, you'll gain the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to achieve excellence as a teacher or administrator.

The College of Education provides you with essential knowledge and in-demand skills required for the challenging, diverse classrooms and district initiatives of 21st-century education. Earn your education degree online or on our Phoenix campus at your convenience to maintain a work-life balance. You'll enjoy the same challenging curriculum, resources, networking and support from expert faculty who care about your success.

All teaching and education degrees align with national and Arizona Department of Education accrediting standards. Explore and implement principals, values and ethics through a Christian worldview throughout your program.

The College of Education curricula are aligned with:

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • National Association for Sport and Physical Education
  • Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
  • Educational Leadership Constituents Council
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • Arizona Professional Teacher Standards

College of Education degree program benefits

Convenience. Complete your education courses online, on campus or a combination of both to accommodate your busy schedule

Flexible scheduling. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree in less time with 3- and 4-credit classes that begin every eight weeks throughout the year

Affordable.  Complete your degree for less money with numerous scholarship opportunities are available

Values. Learn to perform ethically and create a framework of high standards within your school, district and community

Small class sizes. Learn in small classes and receive individual attention from expert faculty who truly care about your success

Field experience.  Enjoy numerous opportunities to apply your learning within real-world classrooms and schools for invaluable experience and networking