Carlow University Online

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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®

Gain in-demand accounting, finance and business management skills in Carlow’s IACBE-accredited, online accounting bachelor’s degree program. Graduate prepared to sit for your CPA exam.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 1–4 years
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Gain the knowledge, training and reasoning skills necessary to pursue an impactful career or further study with Carlow University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 1-4 years
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

Become a compassionate and competent agent of change with a BA in Criminology. Our psychology-focused program prepares students with foundational knowledge of criminal justice and a crucial understanding of criminal behavior and criminological assessment.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 3-4 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

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 therapy 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.

The BS in Healthcare Data Analytics helps you gain the clinical and statistical skills necessary to succeed in the growing world of healthcare data analysis.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 1-4 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 120 credits, including up to 90 transfer credits..
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times a year.

The BS in Healthcare Management allows you to launch or accelerate your career in healthcare leadership with a firm knowledge base in business and a solid understanding of the healthcare system.

  • Duration: Complete your bachelor’s degree in 1-4 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 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.

Deliver ethical and compassionate patient-centered care when you graduate from our CCNE-accredited program.

  • Duration: Complete your degree in an average of two and a half years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MSN FNP in 49 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start two times a year.

Become a clinical expert who serves as a leader in the field of women’s health in our CCNE-accredited program.

  • Duration: Complete your degree in an average of two and a half years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your MSN WHNP in 49 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start once a year.

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

  • Duration: Complete your DNP in as few as 15 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your DNP in 28-36 credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes 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.

Learn to investigate and prevent financial crime with an online MS in Fraud and Forensics in this nationally ranked, IACBE-accredited program. Graduate prepared for the national CFE exam and qualified for the 150 hours required to take the CPA exam.

  • Duration: Complete your master’s degree in 12-14 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree with 30 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.

Prepare for a career in clinical social work and practice directly with clients in a variety of settings. Our program offers advanced standing for those with a BSW and readies you to sit for licensure.

  • Duration: Complete your specialized degree in 18-48 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree in 45-60 credits, depending on advanced standing status.
  • Courses: Hybrid classes start three times per year.

Pursue a specialization focused on human and social well-being, along with advocating for human rights and social and economic justice. Advanced standing is available for those with a BSW.

  • Duration: Complete your specialized degree in 18-48 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn your degree in 45-60 credits, depending on advanced standing status.
  • Courses: Hybrid classes start three times per 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.

Help prevent illness and care for patients throughout their lives with this advanced nursing credential designed for those who already hold an MSN.

  • Duration: Complete your certificate in 1-2 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your certificate in 17-35 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start two times a year.

Specialize in the unique needs of women when you earn this advanced nursing credential. The program is designed for learners who already hold an MSN.

  • Duration: Complete your certificate in 2 semesters-2 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your certificate in 18-35 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start once 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.