For over 70 years, Grand Canyon University has proudly maintained its rich heritage as a prestigious teaching college. Our College of Education continues to prepare policymakers, administrators and educators who strive to deliver quality education and enrich lives across a variety of school and community settings. Whatever your needs — recertification, licensure, endorsements — courses are available online or on campus.
Why Choose GCU?
GCU’s continuing education courses offer an affordable and convenient pathway to learn new concepts and earn graduate credits. Keep up with current trends in education and earn your credits from an institution that consistently offers new coursework for educators.
GCU is the cost-effective choice for earning graduate-level continuing education credits. Browse the course guide table below and select the courses of interest. Explore the curriculum and identify if it will meet your needs and estimate your investment before applying.
Some of the benefits of GCU’s continuing education courses include:
- Courses offered 100% online
- Frequent start dates
- Six-week courses
- Small class sizes
- Expert professors
- Niche course offerings
To learn about campus and online tuition for our academic programs, visit our Tuition and Fees page.
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