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Ethics-Focused

100% Online Programs

Multiple Start Dates Per Year

Why Choose Carlow University Online?

An education from Carlow fosters growth inside and outside the classroom. We encourage you to develop skills in judgment, leadership, analysis, decision-making and communication. Fully invested faculty bring diverse experiences to the classroom to provide a more well-rounded, multi-perspective, ethical view of the world that you can learn from and apply to your education, profession and everyday life. Carlow online degrees offer ultimate flexibility while staying true to our commitment to social justice and academic excellence.

Accreditation and Awards

Carlow University’s programs are accredited and recognized by leading organizations.

  • CCNE-Accredited
  • CSWE-Accredited
  • IACBE-Accredited
  • Yellow Ribbon School
  • Military Friendly®

The CCNE-accredited RN-BSN degree at Carlow helps RNs become leaders in their chosen specialty areas. RN license required. An accelerated RN-BSN-MSN is available, which allows you to earn 13 graduate credits at the undergraduate level.

  • Duration: Complete your BSN in as little as 11 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits and eight core nursing courses.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start five times a year.

The asynchronous respiratory care bachelor’s degree program provides flexibility to those working full time as respiratory therapists. We are one of the few schools that accept both CRT and RRT credentials.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your bachelor’s degree with 30-32 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start two times a year.

Prepare to be an effective leader with a broad understanding of management with the online BS in Business Management.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 4 years or less.
  • Total Credits: Earn your bachelor’s degree in 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

A CCNE-accredited online MSN in Nursing Education and Leadership degree prepares you to be a changemaker in both nursing education and nursing leadership.

  • Duration: Complete your master’s degree in 15-20 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your master’s degree in 33 credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times a year.

Lead healthcare transformation with a DNP from our CCNE-accredited program.

  • Duration: Complete your DNP in 24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your DNP in 54 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with synchronous components start three times a year.

Expand your business career with a flexible online MBA. Students must choose from one of five in-demand concentrations, including human resources, fraud and forensics, project management, healthcare and leadership and management.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Become a leader in project management with an online MBA in Project Management. Graduate prepared to sit for the PMP certification exam.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Positively impact your workplace with an online MBA in Human Resources. Graduate prepared to sit for the national SHRM exam.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Help deliver quality healthcare through business expertise with an online MBA in Healthcare Management.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Prepare to be an ethical and effective leader with an online MBA in Leadership and Management.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Promote ethics in business with an online MBA in Fraud and Forensics. Graduate prepared for the national Certified Fraud Examiners exam.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 15-24 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Earn your MBA in just 40 weeks of online study with the Executive MBA. Graduate prepared to make an immediate impact at work and grow your career.

  • Duration: Complete your MBA in 40 weeks.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MBA in 30 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start two times a year.

Incorporate business and social work expertise to become a compassionate and competent leader in an organization or operate a private practice. Graduate with two degrees within two years.

  • Duration: Complete two degrees in 3 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn two degrees with 72-87 total credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times a year.

Become an ethical and impactful leader in nursing with an MSN – MBA dual degree. Graduate with two degrees within three years.

  • Duration: Complete two degrees in 36 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn two degrees with as few as 60 total credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times a year.

Succeed with a Unique Online Experience

Flexibility

Carlow’s online programs offer the ultimate flexibility through courses that fit into your schedule, coursework that aligns with your passions and concentrations tailored to your interests.

Expert Faculty

Each instructor brings diverse experiences to the classroom to provide a more well-rounded, multi-perspective, ethical view of the world.

Support

Our diverse community welcomes and empowers. We work to help you achieve success on your terms through a tight-knit community of accessible instructors and fellow students who support their peers.

Student Resources

Our helpful advisers work hard to help you navigate our transfer credit policies and financial aid. We also offer technology support and the Center for Academic Achievement, which offers academic coaches and other resources to enable your success.

About Carlow University

Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1929, Carlow’s curricula and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice, along with ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership and service to the community. Rooted in its Catholic identity and embodying the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow offers educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners. Transformational coursework and experiences at Carlow empower learners to excel in their chosen work as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world.