The Honors College at Grand Canyon University offers access to national honors societies, student clubs and organizations, a variety of professional development programming tools, global study experiences and mission-focused programs, including a community devoted to promoting excellence in all endeavors.
The Honors College offers global studies programs, providing students an unmatched opportunity to engage in both their local and global community.
The Honors College collaborates with prominent global education partners that connect our students to international cities and programs around the globe. Whether pursuing an abbreviated global experience during your spring or summer break, or looking for an extended six- to 12-month experience abroad, the Honors College has partnerships established to support your venture.
As an honors student, you can customize your global experience with any combination of academic coursework, internship experience, ministry, community engagement or service-learning projects, vocational training by local professional, language partners and more.
The Honors College encourages practical application through experiential learning opportunities, internships and project-based initiatives. Internships, part-time employment, fellowships, collaborative research programs, job shadowing and volunteerism are advantageous in preparing you for the workforce. Additionally, as an honors student, you can earn honors course credit for courses completed alongside an internship, global studies programs or professional service-learning activity.
The Honors College and Academic and Career Excellence (ACE) Center are here to help you during your practical experiences or internships throughout your program of study. Explore the career resources provided by the ACE Center, and access Career Connections, an online job and internship board for GCU students. As an honors student, you will also have exclusive access to private meet and greets, networking events and career fairs that can prepare you to engage with future employers and graduate programs.
Organizations and Signature Programs
The Honors College offers several honors organizations and programs, available exclusively for students in our college. Engage in professional and leadership development, connect with fellow honors students and make connections that will last a lifetime. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.