Grand Canyon University Nursing
Join thousands of working nurses who are working toward a better future through Grand Canyon University's online nursing programs. Complete your online nursing degree in as little as 18 months!
The online nursing program offers nursing students many benefits including:
The Grand Canyon University College of Nursing, is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Explore our online nursing degree programs below and request free no obligation information from any that interest you.
RN to BSN Online
The RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses with an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing. The format and courses of the regionally accredited nursing degree program are tailored to meet the needs of the adult learner RN, and to maximize strengths that the working RN possesses. A bridge course facilitates the transition of the working RN into the baccalaureate program.
RN to MSN Online
The Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems concentration prepares the advanced professional nurse for distinction in a leadership role for today’s rapidly changing health care delivery systems. It is designed to apply both cognitive and behavioral skill sets necessary to be an effective leader in the health care environment. full degree description
Nursing Leadership (MBA/Master's)
The Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems dual-degree program is designed to afford students the opportunity to develop cross functional business management skills, preparing business practitioners for advanced management and executive positions combined with specialized study in leadership theory and application. full degree description
M.S. in Professional Counseling
Masters of Science in Professional Counseling. The curriculum offers an in-depth examination of counseling theories, chemical dependency, marriage and family, social and cultural issues, psychopharmacology, diagnostics, assessment and treatment, psychopathology, research methods, and more. In addition, four practicum-internships provide a total of 600 contact hours of opportunity for students to develop counseling skills. Courses in this rigorous program were chosen to meet the academic requirements established by the National Board for Certified Counselors for the National Certified Counselor credential (NCC) and by Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. A masters degree in counseling is required in 48 states for individuals seeking to become licensed as counselors. Graduates from this program are prepared to meet the academic requirements for licensure in Arizona as a: Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Associate Substance Abuse Counselor (LASAC) and Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC). Additionally, graduates from most other states will be academically prepared to begin the process of seeking certification and licensure in their home state. Licensing and certification requirements may vary from state to state. It is the student's responsibility to check the licensing and certification requirements in their state.
M.S. in Addiction Counseling
Master of Science in Addiction Counseling. As society understands more about addiction, more people are seeking treatment and more drug offenders are being sent to treatment programs rather than prison. As a result, demand for substance abuse counselors is expected to increase much faster than demand for most other occupations through 2018. This next-level degree program is designed to meet the needs of learners who wish to pursue a career as an addiction counseling professional. The program prepares students to treat substance abuse and dependency disorders. Courses provide a comprehensive survey of counseling theories, group counseling, social and cultural issues, psychopharmacology, family issues, and more. In addition, a supervised internship provides 150 contact hours of opportunity for student to develop their counseling skills. In many states, a master's degree is required for the highest level of licensing or certification. Graduates of this program are prepared to meet the academic requirements for licensure in Arizona as a both a Licensed Associate Substance Abuse Counselor (LASAC) and a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC). Additionally, program graduates from most other states will be academically prepared to begin the process of seeking certification and licensure in their home state. Licensing and certification requirements may vary from state to state. It is the students responsibility to check the requirements in their state.
Whether you are pursuing your first career, or are a seasoned professional looking for advancement and enrichment, at Grand Canyon University we have a program that will meet your needs and challenge you, both in the classroom and on the job. Take a virtual classroom tour.
You always strive to make a difference in the lives of those around you, now take your passion to a new level with a degree in nursing and a future in health care giving!
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