Engineering Degree and Technology Degree Programs

$91,250

Median wage for occupations in computer and information technology1

6,900+

Number of technology-related jobs expected to be added to Arizona's job market in 20212

Explore your passion in engineering and technology with a degree from Grand Canyon University. GCU’s broad range of technology and engineering degree offerings are designed to meet industry standards in the programs’ fields. Programs in STEM, business analytics or health information management include extensive and modern curriculum for today’s workplace. 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the May 2020 median wage for occupations in computer and information technology is $91,250.1 Job growth for computer and information technology jobs is on track to grow by an estimated 13% from 2020-2030.2 Find the technology or engineering degree that is the right fit for you.

Arizona's Tech Growth

The tech sector in Arizona is one of the fastest growing in the country. Arizona added over 2,500 net new technology jobs in 2020 and now ranks eighth in the country in net new tech employment jobs added.3 Further, Arizona’s tech-related job market is expected to grow by about 2.7% in 2021, higher than the national rate of 2%.4 In 2021, an estimated 6,900 technology-related jobs are expected to be added to Arizona’s job market.2 As technology continues to expand, Arizona is a hub for tech innovation and growth.

The tough part about choosing the right STEM degree is that there are many different majors in multiple subjects. But this shouldn’t come as a hindrance. Choosing the right specific STEM degree comes down to which specialty excites you the most. GCU offers a broad range of specialized STEM degrees so you can be sure you have options in whatever field you decide to study.

GCU’s engineering degrees include areas of interest in robotics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering. Our technology degrees include topics such as information technology, applied technology and computer science.

All of our STEM degrees include an approach to prepare students for a career in a competitive STEM field. GCU’s STEM degrees are housed in our STEM-dedicated building which supplies hands on learning with industry-leading equipment for an engaging environment.

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Bachelor’s Degrees in Engineering and Technology

A bachelor’s degree can be the first step toward beginning a rewarding career. GCU offers many different bachelor’s degrees in the engineering and technology disciplines, our Bachelor of Science in Engineering with an Emphasis in Project Management and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Each is designed and led by academic and industry experts to give you the necessary skills needed to start your journey.

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Master’s Degrees in Technology Fields

Explore new topics and gain further knowledge in your field with one of our master’s technology degrees including cybersecurity, information technology management, business analytics and more. Many of GCU’s master’s programs are available online so you can earn your degree without interrupting your career or personal life.

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Undergrad Certificates Within Technology

GCU also offers undergrad certificates that can help prepare you to strengthen your knowledge in a chosen topic. Our undergrad certificate offerings in cybersecurity foundations and java programming include expansive curriculum that is taught in a shorter time frame. Upon completion, you will have earned marketable and practical skills for quick industry application.

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Grand Canyon University's online and evening programs offer the flexibility you need to get ahead, providing a quality education to help you thrive in today's complex world.

1 The earnings referenced were reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”), Computer and Information Technology Occupations as of May 2020. Due to COVID-19, data from 2020 may be atypical compared to prior years. The pandemic may also impact the predicted future workforce outcomes indicated by the BLS. BLS calculates the median using salaries of workers from across the country with varying levels of education and experience and does not reflect the earnings of GCU graduates in Computer and Information Technology Occupations. It does not reflect earnings of workers in one city or region of the country. It also does not reflect a typical entry-level salary. Median income is the statistical midpoint for the range of salaries in a specific occupation. It represents what you would earn if you were paid more money than half the workers in an occupation, and less than half the workers in an occupation. It may give you a basis to estimate what you might earn at some point if you enter this career. You may also wish to compare median salaries if you are considering more than one career path.

2 COVID-19 has adversely affected the global economy and data from 2020 may be atypical compared to prior years. The pandemic may impact the predicted future workforce outcomes indicated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well. Accordingly, data shown is based on September 2021, which can be found here: Computer and Information Technology Occupations.

3 CompTIA, Inc., Cyberstates 2021 Research Report, p. 20 in August 2021

4 AZ Big Media, Technology-related employment in Arizona poised to accelerate in 2021 in May 2021

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