The field of education plays a unique role in effecting positive change in communities and society as a whole. The Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies degree program offered by Grand Canyon University prepares graduates to work toward a brighter future by influencing educational policies, laws, programs and curricula. 
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies degree program offered by Grand Canyon University  is offered both online and on-campus. GCU seeks to graduate students who have gained both a firm foundational knowledge and the ability to thoughtfully reflect and think critically about the world around them. 

This rigorous curriculum guides students in analyzing ethical dilemmas in the educational arena through the lens of the Christian perspective. There is a strong emphasis on servant leadership.

What Can You Do with a Bachelor’s in Educational Studies?

This educational studies bachelor’s degree is a multidisciplinary program that prepares students to pursue a variety of careers across a diverse range of settings. The foundational skills you will acquire during your coursework will translate well to various professions. Graduates may choose to pursue a job in any of these settings:

  • Nontraditional schools
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Daycares
  • Early childhood education centers
  • Social service agencies
  • Public or private community organizations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early Childhood Literature
  • Adolescent Literacy
  • Early Literacy Development
  • Special Education Litigation and Law
  • Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
  • Educating the Exceptional Learner
  • Faith in Learning, Leading and Serving

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • General Education coursework prepares Grand Canyon University graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. 
  • These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
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  • National

    8250 USD/semester
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester 
  • Online: $440 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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