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®

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 per 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 per year.

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 per 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 per 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 per 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 per 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 per 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 per year.

Carlow University’s online M.A. in Psychology program is designed to provide individuals eager to advance their careers in social science and human services fields or pursue doctoral studies in psychology or criminology. Students will have the opportunity to tailor their coursework to their specialized psychology areas of interest by offering five guided elective focus areas.

  • Duration: Complete your M.A. in Psychology in 2 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn your M.A. in Psychology with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online; classes start twice per 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 with 33 credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times per 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 with 49 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start two times per 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 with 49 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start once per 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 with 28-36 credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 with 36 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start three times per 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 with 30 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes start two times per 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 with 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 master’s degrees in 3 years.
  • Total Credits: Earn two master’s degrees with 72-87 total credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times per 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 master’s degrees in 36 months.
  • Total Credits: Earn two master’s degrees with as few as 60 total credits.
  • Courses: Low residency, online classes start three times per 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 with 17-35 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start two times per 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 with 18-35 credits.
  • Courses: 100 percent online classes with a brief residency start once per year.

“My online experience has been wonderful. The teachers are accommodating and easily accessible. I am able to get a great education while still being able to attend to my professional commitments.”

– Online MSW Student

“In other online programs that I have attended, I never had the opportunity to develop a relationship with the instructors; however, it is apparent that the instructors at Carlow devote their work for the student’s success!

– Online DNP Student

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.