Many working professionals aspire to attain a higher level of education. Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) online degree programs offer the flexibility you need to get ahead, providing a quality education to help you thrive in today's complex business world. Backed by the legacy of our traditional campus, GCU is an accredited university that stands out from other online education institutions. As an online student at GCU you will encounter:

  • Fully trained faculty – full-time faculty members and fully trained adjunct instructors committed to your individual growth and success
  • Flexibility – Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules
  • Affordability – GCU offers a competitive online tuition rate to encourage higher learning
  • Variety – Choose from online degrees in education, business, liberal arts, nursing and health sciences, and earn your bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree online
  • Connection – Our online degrees are designed to foster communication and connectivity through discussion boards and projects
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Featured Online Degree Programs

GCU offers a variety of online degree programs to help you advance your career. These online courses, offered through many of our distinct colleges, feature academically rich, values-based curriculum developed so that you receive the well-rounded education you need to take your career to the next level. Explore some of the most popular online degree programs across our university.

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Online Master's Degrees

Online Doctoral Degrees

Individual Courses

Looking to take just one course to help you brush up on your skills or prepare for degree coursework? Learn about opportunities to take individual courses at the undergraduate level that help you advance your education and improve your skills.

Continuing Education

If you have already earned your undergraduate degree, you may want to consider continuing your education with coursework from online graduate programs. Continuing education courses help you learn specific skills that may help you advance your career.

More Learning Options

Looking for face-to-face learning? GCU offers evening classes for working professionals who wish to earn their next degree in person. For students interested in taking both online courses and in-person evening classes to earn their degree, GCU offers a hybrid learning option.

Advanced Options

GCU is a respected leader in online education. While other universities are only beginning to develop their online course offerings, GCU has been providing a consistent and effective learning platform for more than a decade, with an advanced online learning management system and a variety of online library resources available anytime, anywhere. This gives you the opportunity to study when it is convenient for you, with course credit options to help you graduate early.

Transfer-Friendly and Affordable

We believe the courses should be challenging, not the transfer or financing processes. GCU will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours. No GRE or entrance exams are required. Take advantage of numerous financing options, including scholarships for academic achievement.

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Learning Management System

At the beginning of your online degree program, you enter a tutorial to become familiar with its online structure. Our learning management system offers a variety of Web-enhanced learning tools, discussion forums, eBooks and other resources to help you get started. Through the learning management system, you are able to: 

  • Access your homepage for overview of course activity
  • Navigate the digital classroom environment 
  • Submit assignments and receive feedback
  • Use forums to participate in discussions and post information
  • Review calendar of assignment due dates and reminders

Educational Alliances

GCU's educational alliances support the growth and development of students and educators across the country. We create opportunities to develop and reward the broader educational community. Learn about our alliances and participants.

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Our online students have full access to the wide variety of exciting events happening on our campus. See what is coming to GCU next.

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