Grand Canyon University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary and Debt by Major at Grand Canyon University

We calculated a salary score for each of Grand Canyon University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Grand Canyon University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Grand Canyon University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 30 95% $27,000 $44,440 30
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 25 100% $25,250 $38,290 25
Biology, General 37 97% $25,000 $27,290 37
Business Administration, Management and Operations 67 95% $24,850 $46,740 67
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 64 97% $22,570 $59,640 64
Communication and Media Studies 46 95% $24,340 $32,930 46
Community Organization and Advocacy 38 92% $37,500 $32,840 38
Criminal Justice and Corrections 67 95% $27,000 $38,510 67
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 54 97% $25,470 $23,650 54
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 38 92% $27,000 $38,830 38
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 78 93% $26,430 $30,550 78
Finance and Financial Management Services 53 96% $24,340 $51,390 53
Health and Medical Administrative Services 46 92% $33,200 $40,150 46
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 66 95% $25,000 $32,150 66
History 39 90% $27,170 $28,960 39
Homeland Security 75 98% $25,000 $60,840 75
Human Services, General 37 89% $26,890 $31,010 37
Literature 19 85% $26,600 $24,730 19
Marketing 28 93% $23,500 $38,490 28
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 56 87% $38,920 $34,490 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 87 99% $18,090 $78,090 87
Religious Education 62 84% $34,690 $31,890 62
Security Science and Technology 44 100% $26,950 $37,210 44
Social Work 66 90% $25,000 $33,910 66
Special Education and Teaching 19 97% $40,230 $34,100 19
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 32 96% $35,000 $33,640 32
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 78 100% $20,500 $40,900 78
Visual and Performing Arts, General 84 96% $25,500 $32,470 84

Salary Scores for Grand Canyon University Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38 95% $29,490 $59,310 38
Business Administration, Management and Operations 40 96% $33,580 $65,420 40
Computer and Information Sciences, General 61 98% $30,240 $89,540 61
Criminal Justice and Corrections 41 95% $36,620 $46,540 41
Curriculum and Instruction 59 99% $30,090 $51,140 59
Education, General 84 99% $19,010 $58,960 84
Educational Administration and Supervision 49 99% $25,720 $56,260 49
Health and Medical Administrative Services 33 94% $40,110 $58,510 33
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 41 93% $51,300 $41,170 41
Psychology, Other 48 93% $30,640 $44,280 48
Public Administration 40 97% $33,710 $51,450 40
Public Health 30 95% $44,440 $47,420 30
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42 99% $32,030 $95,840 42
Religious Education 78 80% $35,320 $43,610 78
Special Education and Teaching 26 98% $31,840 $45,240 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 20 97% $31,840 $40,680 20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53 99% $20,660 $50,330 53
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 73 96% $20,380 $56,280 73

Salary Scores for Grand Canyon University Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 26 95% $75,510 $70,830 26
Psychology, General 89 97% $65,810 $79,760 89
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 51 100% $43,500 $116,540 51
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 15 95% $72,130 $56,570 15

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I would not recommend this institution. I maintained a 4.0 throughout the entirety of my program and maintained an A throughout my research methods class. The course was online and the professor had a final exam in which she disclaimed that if the test had a glitch she would not reset it, which is an unfair policy with the current conditions of COVID. During the exam there was a glitch and the professor refused to reopen the test and let me complete it due to concerns with integrity of test. I asked for another... Read More

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I had reached out to inform GCU of our family's disappointing experience this past fall. The entire process of withdrawing has been such a nightmare. Move in day for my daughter was September 25 - it was shortly thereafter that changes to their schedules couldn't be made, yet not enough time on campus was spent in order to know if a student was comfortable to be on campus. By the time my daughter realized she would prefer to remain online, the "deadline" to make changes to her schedule had passed. More time... Read More