Our Education Philosophy in the College of Education

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At Grand Canyon University’s College of Education, we understand that you want to be as prepared as possible when entering a huge milestone in your education. To help you feel at ease, here is some insight into what you can expect as an education major. Keep reading for insight into our education philosophy of learning, leading and serving.


When studying in GCU’s College of Education, you will learn several concepts that will be tremendously applicable to your future career as an educator. GCU will help you become an effective teacher or administrator by helping you to become highly educated, skilled, committed and passionate about your profession.

To make certain that you gain all the necessary knowledge and skills, GCU offers small class sizes for traditional and online education students. Classes are taught by full-time faculty and fully trained adjunct instructors who are committed to the field of education and care about student success. This will help you on your journey as a lifelong learner.

GCU also offers the College of Education Promise to support you during your first year as a teacher or administrator after completing one of our programs.


As a dedicated student, we hope that you will find your purpose and calling in leading others to reach their valuable potential so that they may change the world. The leadership skills you build as an education major have the ability to influence and encourage the students, parents and coworkers of your future career.


As an education major at Grand Canyon University, it is important to understand that GCU is committed to incorporating our Christian worldview into all that we do. In addition, GCU supports the principles of servant leadership. The university teaches servant leadership because it focuses on the service, ethics and accountability that comes with being a responsible leader.

Through learning, leading and serving, you will be ready to pursue your dream career as a teacher or administrator for the next generation. If you would like more information about GCU’s College of Education, visit our website or contact us today!

Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior earning a marketing degree at GCU.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grand Canyon University. Any sources cited were accurate as of the publish date.