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The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has a nearly 35-year tradition of preparing students to fill evolving healthcare roles as highly qualified professionals educated in direct care, management, health education and administrative disciplines. As one of the top nursing schools in Arizona, we offer a wide range of programs, from a pre-licensure degree program to the registered nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and RN to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). We also offer healthcare degree programs from our college of healthcare professions, as well as college of nursing programs online.

Healthcare organizations value graduates from our healthcare and nursing programs in Arizona because our curriculum connects classroom theories to working scenarios through many modalities: hands-on practice, online and lab simulations and in-depth peer discussions exploring best practices.

Grand Canyon University's (GCU) in-class and online environments advance critical thinking, professionalism, accountability and ethical decision-making by applying science, health and nursing theories, along with a foundation of Christian values.

A Mission to Advance Health Care

The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is to develop professionals using systems- and evidence-based practice to promote health, wellness, safety and quality care for individual patients and populations supported by an academically rigorous liberal arts education reflecting Christian values.

Doctrinal Statement

Our Doctrinal Statement helps define our purpose and guide all we do here at GCU. Discover the Christian truths and creed that are at the core of GCU's mission.

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Faith, Learning and Work

Learn how we integrate the Christian worldview into our degree programs, academic culture and work environments in order to promote a community of students and staff who live with purpose and integrity.

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Featured Speakers

GCU advances education by presenting speakers who share insights into diverse professional and spiritual views. See the speakers who will be at GCU.

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The College of Nursing and Health Professionals is honored with accredited nursing programs, including the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education's (CCNE) accreditation of our bachelor's in nursing, master's in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees. See all of GCU's accreditations.

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College of Nursing and Health Care Professions Educational Alliances

GCU's goals include advancing education for everyone, even beyond the GCU campus and community. To achieve the goal of academic advancement for students, we partner with quality educational organizations, as well as private and government organizations, to develop programs that expand the reach of education. Our educational alliances are designed to better the lives of students of all ages and at all stages of life, from graduating high school to earning a college degree.

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