Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949. It was originally formed as a private Christian university. The main physical campus is located in Phoenix, Arizona. The school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The nursing program has been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The RN/B program is designed for registered nurses with an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing. The format and courses of the regionally accredited 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. Courses are taught by experts in their respective fields who share knowledge and experience in areas of clinical patient care, healthcare management, and professional nursing practice and leadership. Opportunities are provided to apply concepts, theories, and research in the RN’s clinical practice. Both the science and art of nursing are integral components of the program and are woven throughout. Graduates of the program are prepared to become leaders in the nursing profession.
MBA and MS in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
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.
Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
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.