Grand Canyon University offers a variety of Nursing Programs

Grand Canyon University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, both at our traditional campus and online. The field of nursing is projected to experience a rapid rate of growth over the next decade due to the aging of the baby boomer generation, as well as technological advances in patient care.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of registered nurses employed from 2008 to 2018 is expected to grow by 22%. This means there will be approximately 582,000 new jobs open in the nursing field during this time span, which doesn't include replacing experienced nurses who retire from their current positions.

Because of the extreme growth in this field, it is an excellent time to pursue a nursing degree. Choosing a growing and in-demand career field is important; not only because it leads to greater job stability, but because it increases your chances for receiving pay increases. Plus, GCU has accredited nursing programs that teach you about more than just how to become a nurse.

As a GCU nursing student, you are continually asked to make a connection between what is learned, its relevance and its application to your job as a nurse. You can apply the knowledge and skills you're learning directly to your nursing job, so your employer can reap the benefits of your degree sooner.

Between classwork, clinical coursework and supervised patient care, a rigorous curricula and training preparation awaits every GCU nursing student. With a curricula and support systems designed to foster best practices and patient care success physically, mentally, spiritually and holistically, you can be prepared to serve others as future leaders within health care.

Accredited Nursing Programs.

Grand Canyon University sets the standard in nursing programs and ensuring that your nursing degree is valuable and recognized, with the following accreditations:

  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is also approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
  • Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. (800-621-7440;