Undergraduate Healthcare Degree

Pursue a rewarding career in a healthcare field with a bachelor's degree from Grand Canyon University's (GCU) College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. With a long tradition of preparing students to fill evolving roles in the healthcare industry, we offer a variety of undergraduate healthcare degree programs to help you find your purpose.

If you are interested in a career in the healthcare field, we offer a healthcare administration degree, undergraduate health science program and Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Is your calling a career in nursing? Consider our BSN program, offered on our main campus in Phoenix and at satellite locations throughout Arizona. Interested in changing careers? Consider our ABSN program offered at two satellite campuses for an accelerated route to achieving your BSN. Already an RN? Learn more about our RN to BSN degree program.

College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions helps to develop healthcare professionals who have a focus on promoting health, wellness, safety and quality care.

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Interested in a career as an athletic trainer? GCU's Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training prepares you for the Board of Certification Examination with an accredited degree program that emphasizes human anatomy, prevention of injuries, physiology of exercise and more. Students in the athletic training program also participate in clinical rotations and labs to gain hands-on experience.

What can you use an athletic training degree for?

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program, you will be prepared to take the Board of Certification Examination. Certified athletic trainers are prepared to work with athletes of all ages and skill levels. Many students who earn an athletic training degree are interested in pursuing a career as an athletic trainer at a high school, college or university, professional sports team or clinic.

Bridge Programs

If you are a registered nurse (RN) who has a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing, you may want to consider a bridge to MSN program. GCU's bridge programs consist of six courses that prepare you to earn your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. As part of the MSN, you choose from a variety of emphases, including healthcare informatics and nursing education.

What is a bridge program for nursing?

A bridge program can help you successfully transition into an advanced nursing degree if you have a bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing. At GCU, we offer a bridge to MSN program that consists of six courses, designed to help you gain the knowledge you need to successfully complete the MSN program. The length of time it takes to complete bridge programs varies. Contact an enrollment representative for more information.

Online Degrees

Enjoy the convenience of online courses from an accredited university with GCU's online degree programs. Learn about your options and our dynamic virtual classrooms.

Evening Classes

For the working professional, evening classes offer an opportunity to enjoy face-to-face interactions with faculty and peers while also earning a degree at times convenient for you.

Campus Experience

GCU's growing main campus in Phoenix, an oasis in the heart of the city, offers new classroom buildings, popular dining options, state-of-the-art facilities and so much more. 

GCU Locations

In addition to our thriving main campus in Phoenix, GCU offers several convenient satellite locations, giving you options for earning your undergraduate healthcare degree.

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Military-Friendly Degrees

GCU is a military-friendly university committed to helping you use your benefits to earn your degree. Learn more about our healthcare and BSN military discount and transfer options.

*Based on location, applicants must transfer a minimum of 60 of the required 123 credits, or have completed a baccalaureate degree, and complete 9 prerequisite courses/labs and 10 general education courses prior to starting the core nursing courses which can be completed in 16 months.

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