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Admissions: Graduate: Academic Programs

You're determined to make a difference. Perhaps you'll do it as an influential educator or as a school counselor. Maybe you want to be an innovative business leader or a school psychologist.

No matter your calling, Georgian Court's graduate programs help you meet your professional and educational goals.

We know you're busy. And with the demands of work, family, and other obligations, you need a program that can deliver the expertise and training you need to meet the demands of your field.

That's why GCU courses are offered in various formats—traditional, accelerated, and online—in Lakewood, Woodbridge, and Wall. Evening and weekend classes make earning your degree even more convenient, and expert faculty are always willing to help.

So whether your passion is in education or psychology, business or theology, GCU is ready to help you make a difference….be the difference.

Business Master of Business Administration
36 credits
Traditional M.B.A.
22-month-program with back-to-back classes on Tuesday evenings

Accelerated M.B.A.
1-year program with classes every Saturday

Advanced B.S./M.B.A.
5-year program for undergraduates in business administration; accounting; and tourism, hospitality, and recreation management
Applied Behavior Analysis
(BACB Approved Course Sequence)
Master of Arts
39 credits
Eligibility to sit for Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
(CACREP Accredited)
Master of Arts
60 credits
GCU Professional Counselor Certificate (12 + credits with master's degree in counseling)
School Psychology
(NASP Accredited)
Master of Arts
33 credits
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in School Psychology (additional 42 credits) for NJ school psychologist certification
(Credits vary.)
Programs leading to initial NJ instructional certification:

Postbaccalaureate and Master of Arts degree options; traditional and accelerated schedules:

Inclusive Early Childhood P–3 Education and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Elementary Education (K–5) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Elementary Education (K–5) and Teacher of a Specific Subject (5–8), and Teachers of Students with Disabilities

Teacher of a Specific Subject (K–12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

School Counselor (endorsement master's)
Advanced professional programs for teachers:

Autism Spectrum Disorders (certificate & master's)

Bilingual/Bicultural Education (endorsement certificate)

Early Childhood Education/P–3 (endorsement certificate & master's)

English as a Second Language (endorsement certificate & master's)

Inclusive Early Childhood P–3 Education (endorsement certificate & master's)

Inclusive Education (certificate & master's)

Special Education (endorsement certificate & master's)

Teacher of Students with Disabilities (endorsement certificate & master's)

Programs leading to NJ educational services certification:

Director of School Counseling Services (endorsement certificate)

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (endorsement master's or post-master's endorsement certificate)

Reading Specialist (endorsement master's)
Administration and Leadership Master of Arts
36 credits
School Administrator
School Business Administrator
School Supervisor
Homeland Security Master of Science
36 credits
Holistic Health Studies Master of Arts
36 credits
GCU Certificate (online option available)
18 credits
Theology Master of Arts
30–36 credits
General Master's
Research Master's
Pastoral Theology Master's

GCU Certificate (18 credits)

Professional Development for Pastoral Leaders Certificates (24–30 credits)
Religious Education
Pastoral Administration
Pastoral Ministry
Catholic School Leadership
Parish Business Management

Institute for Lay Ecclesial Ministry (ILEM) of the Diocese of Trenton (24 credits)

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