As a high school student planning to pursue college in California, you have likely calculated a five- to six-year graduation plan. However, due to increasing levels of impaction and students placed on waitlists, even this graduation timeframe may be difficult to achieve. For this reason, California high school students can benefit from considering Grand Canyon University. At GCU, courses are scheduled with ease and we offer opportunities for students to complete their education in less than four years. Keep reading to learn how students from California can graduate in less time with their bachelor’s degree:
Tristen Fergus is a sophomore studying biology for secondary education at Grand Canyon University. In this video, Tristen shares her experience as a student at GCU, including how she plans to make a difference in the Arizona education system after earning her degree.
By Breanna Alverson
“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” (Matthew 5:10-12)
When considering the cross of Christ, it is easy to feel overwhelmed with joy and awe. We are free – completely free! – saved by grace and justified. How could our Lord give such a sweet gift of grace? When we ponder eternity with our Lord and Savior there is nothing but elation and excitement, but it came at a cost.
Grand Canyon University offers a broad selection of doctoral degree programs to help make learning more convenient for our learners. These programs help make it possible for working professionals to deepen their knowledge, broaden their skillset and further their career. If you’re pursuing your doctorate or planning to, then consider the following strategies that can help promote your success:
By Dina Lundblom
Coordinator, GCU Strategic Educational Alliances
Many of us experienced working on campus while we were in college. It was a time for us to make a little money in a professional job while going to school. There usually weren’t specific jobs we were looking for, but just on-campus jobs that would work with our school schedule. It seemed pretty ordinary and not very significant at the time. But, in reality, it does have significance and value.
Professional healthcare providers and aspiring managers can take advantage of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Health Care Administration to learn about the business behind this field. This MS in Health Care Administration is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions and provides learners with a comprehensive overview of modern healthcare institutions.
By Tatum Sorrelman
Business Management Major, Colangelo College of Business
Hanging out with my friends has always been something that I love to do. Whenever we’re together, no matter what we’re doing, we always have fun. This time around was no exception! We wanted to mix things up from what we normally do so we decided to have a girls’ day. This meant having a spa party, trying a new talent and eating dinner together.
For professionals who want to further their career and strengthen their knowledge of financial strategies and investments, earning Grand Canyon University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Finance can be the ideal degree. Designed to prepare professionals for leadership and management positions, this program incorporates advanced coursework in areas such as resource sourcing, organizational decision-making and practices for ensuring profitability. Keep reading to learn some of the top reasons to get an MBA in with an Emphasis in Finance:
By Hector Llanes
Faculty, College of Theology
I struggle greatly with striving to follow Jesus and living in our modern society. From all accounts, it appeared that Jesus never owned a home, was not married and did not have children. I have a mortgage, frequently covet my neighbor’s truck and would like to have money to pay for vacations and other enjoyable things in life. However, I definitely don’t feel like I am following the teachings of Jesus when it comes to possessions in life. How can someone follow Jesus and yet fit into society at the same time?
Designed to afford learners the skills that they need to teach economics and business to junior high and high school students, the Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education degree can prepare you to pursue initial teacher licensure. This program can prepare you to inspire entrepreneurial innovation and business success in your future students. Continue reading to learn what else you can expect from this BS in business program: