Founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1949, Grand Canyon University has a campus in downtown Phoenix in addition to its distance learning programs. Founded as a faith-based Baptist Christian College, the school evolved from a College to a University in 1989.
Grand Canyon University has accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission and a long standard commitment to distance learning.
Best known for its Ken Blanchard College of Business, which is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools, the school offers both bachelor’s and MBA programs. Students can focus on Accounting, Administration, and Marketing as undergraduates, and can specialize further in Finance, Health Care, Information Systems, Six Sigma and Executive Training within the MBA programs.
Further, the school offers an accredited Bachelor’s program in Nursing, as well as professional development programs for primary and secondary teachers within Arizona.