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Online Programs from Carlow University

Pursue your online degree at Carlow University. Our rigorous programs embody the values of the Sisters of Mercy and prepare you to lead ethically and effectively in a changing world. No matter where you are, you will be part of the diverse, compassionate Carlow community. Our programs offer flexibility, expert faculty, and engaging coursework.

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Flexible, Convenient Online Programs

Healthcare Data Analytics, BS

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

Healthcare Management, BS

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

Respiratory Therapy, BS

The respiratory therapy bachelor’s degree completion program provides flexibility to those working full time as respiratory therapists with CRT or RRT credentials and can be completed in as few as 18 months.


The CCNE-accredited, online RN-BSN degree at Carlow helps RNs become leaders in their chosen specialty area in as few as 11 months. RN license required.

Social Work, BSW

The CSWE-accredited online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree at Carlow University equips you with entry-level social work skills that can be translated into generalist practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Enhance your degree by choosing from concentrations in Crisis and Trauma, Restorative Justice and Healthcare Social Work.

Criminology, BA

Our psychology-focused BA in Criminology prepares students with foundational knowledge of criminal justice and a crucial understanding of criminal behavior and criminological assessment.

Psychology, BA

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.

Business Management, BS

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

Psychology, MA

The online M.A. in Psychology program provides those looking to grow or launch their careers in mental health, criminal justice, or human service fields. Students will learn advanced principles in general and applied psychology with opportunities for improving research and clinical practice skills.


Expand your business career with a flexible online MBA. Choose from five in-demand specializations and graduate in as few as 15 months.

MBA: Fraud and Forensics

Meet the need for fraud prevention business experts with an online MBA in Fraud and Forensics and graduate prepared for the national Certified Fraud Examiners exam.

MBA: Healthcare Management

Help deliver quality healthcare through business expertise with an online MBA in Healthcare Management and graduate in as few as 15 months.

MBA: Human Resources Management

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

MBA: Leadership and Management

Prepare to be a well-rounded and effective leader with an online MBA in Leadership and Management and graduate in as few as 15 months.

MBA: Project Management

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

Executive MBA

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

Fraud & Forensics, MS

Carlow’s online MS in Fraud and Forensics is nationally ranked and IACBE-accredited. Graduate prepared for the CFE exam and with the 150 required to take the CPA exam.


Incorporate business and social work expertise to become a compassionate and competent leader in an organization or operate a private practice as an entrepreneur.


Gain the advanced administrative skills and expertise needed to be an impactful leader in nursing with an MSN – MBA dual degree.


The hybrid, CSWE-accredited online MSW degree features a trauma-focused curriculum designed to prepare students to make a significant difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

MSW: Direct Practice

The hybrid, CSWE-accredited online MSW degree in direct practice prepares students for clinical work focusing on individuals, families and groups.

MSW: Macro Practice

The hybrid, CSWE-accredited online MSW degree in macro practice focuses on human rights and justice at community and organizational levels.

Education and Leadership, MSN

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

Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN

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

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, MSN

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

Nursing Practice, DNP

Lead healthcare transformation when you graduate in just 15 months from our CCNE-accredited DNP program.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate

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

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Certificate

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

Quick Facts

No. 45

Best Colleges for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report, 2020

No. 3

in Pennsylvania for Social Mobility, U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Online Programs with Multiple Start Dates Per Year

Why Carlow University?

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. Our online degrees provide flexibility while offering convenient, comprehensive coursework that fosters a commitment to social justice and self-awareness.

About Carlow University

“I chose online learning because I work full time and have a family. This option enables me to get a degree while still maintaining my income and responsibilities. I am so grateful that all the MSW professors are very understanding of the busy lifestyles of working, online learners.”

– Online MSW Student

Carlow’s Online Community

Join a vibrant student community, network with peers and get the support you need to accomplish your goals. Online or on-campus, you’ll form bonds that will last a lifetime at Carlow. 

Carlow Online

A Team Committed to Your Success

From application to graduation, our team is committed to supporting you when you need it. We extend our Mercy mission to the student experience, offering understanding and flexibility as you pursue your degree. 

Your Support Team