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Many of our programs allow students to switch between formats depending on their needs. Reach out to learn more about this option.

No. Please account for textbooks and various other expenses when budgeting. To learn more, read more about tuition and fees related to your program of interest.

Our courses are taught primarily by full-time faculty. We limit our use of adjunct faculty. Find out more about our experienced faculty.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 university fee per credit.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

There is a $16 per credit university fee.

Yes. Carlow is a proud Yellow Ribbon School.

Carlow celebrates those with a heart for service and works diligently to ensure those serving in the military can continue their education on a schedule that meets their needs. Please contact us to discuss your situation.

There are various types of financial aid that can be used differently. For more guidance on your specific situation, contact us.

Of course. Online students are part of the Carlow family and always welcome and encouraged on our campus.

Yes. Our online programs are flexible, and the Mercy mission is applied to the student experience so working professionals with busy family lives can achieve their goals at Carlow.

Yes. True to our value of Mercy, we understand that life happens. We will compassionately work with you to ensure you achieve your goals, even if you need to step away.

Absolutely not. We value diversity and welcome students of all religious backgrounds.

The MSN is completed entirely online. The MBA can be completed online, face-to-face or through a combination of both.

Yes. A concentration is required for the completion of the MBA program.

Yes. Carlow has a generous transfer credit policy. Guidelines differ based on your program of choice. Request more information today.

Some of our programs are offered in a low residency, hybrid format. Explore your specific program of interest to view available formats.

All of our programs have transfer credit policies and some offer advanced standing options. Explore your program of interest or reach out for specific information.

Yes. Up to 90 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

No work experience is required. 

Yes. Up to 90 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

No work experience is required. 

Yes. Up to 90 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

No work experience is required. 

Yes. Up to 90 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

No work experience is required. 

Yes. Up to 90 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

No entrance exam is required for admission. Find out more about admissions.

No entrance exam is required for admission. Find out more about admissions.

Yes. You can choose to complete your degree at a full-time or part-time pace.

Yes. Transfer credits are accepted with program director approval, and Carlow has a generous transfer credit policy.

Yes. You’ll share your learning with a group of students committed to similar goals.

Yes. Our program requires clinical practice hours, as well as scholarly project work on a quality improvement project. These do not have to be completed on campus, but they are completed at the agency.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. You move at an accelerated pace through your MBA coursework with the same group of students but have the flexibility to study on your own time. 

No entrance exam is required for admission to the executive MBA program. Find out more about admissions.

Yes. At least five years of work experience is required.

No entrance exam is required for admission. Find out more about admissions.

No entrance exam is required for admission. Find out more about admissions.

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

No entrance exam is required.

No work experience is required.

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

Yes. You will complete the program in a cohort, which fosters a collaborative opportunity with fellow students and faculty.

Yes. Transfer credits are accepted with program director approval.

Yes. You can choose to attend our online program at a pace that works for your schedule and needs.

No entrance exam is required for admission to the MBA program. Find out more about admissions.

We prefer two or three years of business-related work experience, but it is not required.

Yes. We accept up to six transfer credits with program director approval.

No. The program is offered entirely online.

Yes. We offer an optional Cyber Threat Research and Analytics track that can be added to the degree with just six additional credit hours.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. We offer flexible full-time and part-time options and work with you to ensure your education fits with your life and responsibilities, with Fall, Spring and Summer start options.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. Up to 12 transfer credits are accepted with program director approval. Contact us to find out more.

Yes. While there are no on-campus requirements, there two required practicum courses for the MSN and fieldwork for some nursing program courses.

Two to three years of experience is preferred.

Yes. Students visit Carlow’s campus for a four-day residency.

Yes. While there are no on-campus requirements, there are two capstones in nursing education and nursing leadership that require work with a nurse preceptor.

Yes. We offer flexible full-time and part-time options and work with you to ensure your education fits with your life and responsibilities, with Fall, Spring and Summer start options.

Yes. Students visit Carlow’s campus for a four-day residency.

Yes. We offer flexible full-time and part-time options and work with you to ensure your education fits with your life and responsibilities, with Fall, Spring and Summer start options.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. BSW and MBA  are considered for advanced standing. Contact us to find out more.

Yes. While there are no on-campus requirements, there is required fieldwork for social work classes.

Two to three years of experience is preferred.

Yes. Students who are accepted for advanced standing will receive up to 15 credits from their BSW degree toward the 60 required credits. The MSW program accepts up to 12 credits as transfer credits for other students, reviewed on an individual basis.

Yes. There are on-campus and fieldwork requirements. Most students leave the MSW program with 900 hours of practical experience. Advanced standing students leave the program with 600 hours. Contact us to learn more.

Yes. Students must choose between a Macro Practice specialization or Direct Practice specialization.

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

Carlow offers institutional scholarships to students who are enrolled full time. There are other scholarships offered by outside organizations for which student can also apply. Speak to a program manager about scholarship opportunities. 

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

At Carlow, we offer traditional undergraduate scholarships, as well as tuition discounts and reimbursement for adult undergraduate students. There are other scholarships offered by outside organizations for which students can also apply. Speak to an admissions counselor about scholarship opportunities. 

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

At Carlow, we offer traditional undergraduate scholarships, as well as tuition discounts and reimbursement for adult undergraduate students. There are other scholarships offered by outside organizations for which student can also apply. Speak to an admissions counselor about scholarship opportunities. 

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. This also helps create a varied classroom environment with a great mixture of students who have experience in healthcare and those who are new to the field.

At Carlow, we offer traditional undergraduate scholarships, as well as tuition discounts and reimbursement for adult undergraduate students. There are other scholarships offered by outside organizations for which student can also apply. Speak to an admissions counselor about scholarship opportunities.

Yes. The program can be completed in a part-time or full-time format, depending on your needs. 

At Carlow, we offer traditional undergraduate scholarships as well as tuition discounts and reimbursement for adult undergraduate students. There are other scholarships offered by outside organizations for which students can also apply. Speak to an admissions counselor about scholarship opportunities. 

Yes. We offer five in-demand specializations, including project management, healthcare, leadership and management, human resources and fraud and forensics.

Yes, Carlow accepts up to nine transfer credit hours. Transfer credits are accepted based on an individual student review with the program director’s or dean’s approval. Contact us to find out more.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. Transfer credits are accepted with program director approval, and our transfer credit policy is generous. Contact us to find out more.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes, Carlow accepts up to nine transfer credit hours. Transfer credits are accepted based on an individual student review with the program director’s or dean’s approval. Contact us to find out more.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes, Carlow accepts up to nine transfer credit hours. Transfer credits are accepted based on an individual student review with the program director’s or dean’s approval. Contact us to find out more.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes, Carlow accepts up to nine transfer credit hours. Transfer credits are accepted based on an individual student review with the program director’s or dean’s approval. Contact us to find out more.

No entrance exam is required.

Yes. We accept up to 90 transfer credits, including 30 credits for your RN license.

Yes. You are a full-time student if you take two classes per eight-week session.

Yes. Taking one class per eight-week session is an option for students desiring more flexibility.

No. The program is asynchronous, 100 percent online and requires limited clinical practicum hours.

Carlow offers a tuition discount of 10 percent for nurses working in healthcare at many institutions, including the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Allegheny Health Network, Excela Health and Heritage Valley HealthCare Systems.

Yes. Students visit Carlow’s campus for a four-day residency.

Yes. Students visit Carlow’s campus for a four-day residency.

No work experience is required.

No entrance exam is required for admission. Find out more about admissions.

While not required, students are encouraged and have the flexibility to explore internship opportunities where they can work in the field to explore different psychology avenues. Students also have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on scholarly research projects.

Yes. We accept up to 90 transfer credits.

No. Our program is 100 percent online.

No. An entrance exam is not required for this program.

No, work experience is not required.

Yes. You can choose to attend our program at a pace that works for your schedule and needs.

There are many options to help pay for your school, and we’re here to help you find the best options for your situation. Carlow representatives are available to answer questions and connect you to resources for loans, grants, scholarships, employer benefits and more. Find out more.

Submit an online application, along with transcripts and other required materials. Explore our admissions requirements.

Submit an online application , along with transcripts and other required materials. Explore our admissions requirements.

You can apply online. Learn more about the application process.

Submit an online application, résumé, official transcripts, personal statement and letters of recommendation. Find out more about applying to Carlow’s executive MBA program.

Submit an online application, along with transcripts and other required materials. Explore our admissions requirements.

Submit an online application, along with transcripts and other required materials. Explore our admissions requirements.

To apply for the program, submit your application and transcripts, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

Submit an online application, resume, official transcripts, personal statement and letters of recommendation. Find out more about applying to Carlow’s MBA program.

To apply for the program, submit your application and transcripts, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license in the state or commonwealth of your current practice, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application and transcripts, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application and transcripts, along with any other required information. Find out more about the application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license in the state or commonwealth of your current practice, along with any other required information. Find out more about the  application process.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license, along with any other required information. Learn more.

To apply for the program, submit your application, transcripts and proof of a current, active, valid and unrestricted nursing license, along with any other required information. Learn more.

Submit an online application, along with transcripts and other required materials. Explore our admissions requirements

To apply for the program, submit your online application, transcripts and other required items to Carlow for review. Find out more about the application process.

All programs require an online application. From there, the process depends on your program of interest.

The program can be completed in as little as one year. 

The program can be completed in as few as three years if a student meets the admissions requirements for the three-year program plan.

The program can be completed in as few as one year. In some cases, upper-level students can complete the program in just one and a half years.

The program can be completed in as little as one year, depending on the number of approved transfer credits.

The program can be completed in as little as one year, depending on transfer credits accepted. On average, the program takes 3-4 years to complete.

You can complete the program in as few as 15 months.

Advanced standing students can complete the program in as few as one and a half years. Traditional students can graduate in as few as three years.

The program can be completed in just 12-14 months.

Most students complete the program in three years.

The master’s degree program can be completed in an average of two and a half years.

The master’s degree program can be completed in as few as 15 months.

The master’s degree program can be completed in an average of two and a half years.

You can complete the program in as few as 36 months.

This unique MBA program is completed in just 40 weeks. 

The program can be completed in as few as 15 months.

The program can be completed in as few as 11 months at a full-time pace.

The master’s degree program can be completed in 1-2 years, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner.

The master’s degree program can be completed in 1-2 years, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner.

You can complete our degree completion program in as few as 18 months.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding the values on that led them to enter the field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

At Carlow, we apply our Mercy mission to the student experience, connecting with all students and learning their unique needs. Infused with business ethics throughout, this program prepares graduates to be business leaders in a just and merciful world.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows students to grow careers while expanding on the values that lead them daily. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows students to grow careers while expanding on the values that lead them daily. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding on the values that led them to enter the nursing field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding the values on that led them to enter the nursing field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding on the values that led them to enter the nursing field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows students to grow careers while expanding the values on that lead them daily. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding on the values that led them to enter the nursing field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows nurses to grow their healthcare careers while expanding on the values that led them to enter the nursing field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

The values and principles of the Sisters of Mercy are woven throughout our ethics-based coursework. Our convenient, affordable and flexible program allows respiratory therapists to grow their healthcare careers while expanding on the values that led them to enter the field. Learn more about our Mercy mission.

Our classes are usually eight weeks long, allowing you to complete more each semester and graduate quicker. Find out more by exploring your specific program.

You can take up to five years to complete the MSN FNP program. Completion may vary dependent on state licensure requirements.

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. 

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. 

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. 

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. Courses are available every semester that will move you closer toward graduation.

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. 

You can take up to five years to complete the program.

Our executive MBA program must be completed in 40 weeks. If you need more time, consider our traditional online MBA program.

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained. 

You can take all the time you need to complete the program, as long as enrollment is maintained.

You can take up to five years to complete the MSN program. 

You can take up to five years to complete the MSN WHNP program. 

You can take up to four years to complete your online MBA at Carlow.

Those who need more time can take up to five years to complete our program.

You can complete our program in as few as 18 months, but have the flexibility to take as much time as you need based on your individual needs.

Throughout the program, you will complete 600 clinical hours.

Throughout the program, you will complete 600 clinical hours.

Throughout the program, you will complete 525-600 clinical hours, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner. Contact us to learn more.

Throughout the program, you will complete 525-600 clinical hours, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner. Contact us to learn more.

No clinical or field hours are required for our program. Most students are working respiratory therapists.

The program consists of 15 core courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

The program consists of 12-16 courses. Find out more about the curriculum.

Ten courses are required to complete the program.

The program consists of approximately 19 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

The program consists of approximately 19 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

Twelve courses are required to complete the program.

Coursework consists of 22 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 24 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 13 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 24 courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

There are eight core nursing courses in Carlow’s program, as well as 66 credits in nursing support and behavior health, general education and university core curriculum. Find out more about curriculum.

The program consists of an average of 17 major-related courses. Find out more about our curriculum.

There are 10 respiratory care courses in the program. Additional general education courses may be required. Learn more about our curriculum.

The program consists of 120 credits.

The program consists of 120 credits. You can transfer up to 90 credits with program director approval.

The program is 28-36 credit hours.

The program consists of 30 credits.

The program consists of 120 credits. You can transfer up to 90 credits with program director approval.

The program consists of 120 credits. You can transfer up to 90 credits with program director approval.

Coursework consists of 45-60 credits. The number of credits varies based on whether you are an advanced standing or traditional student. Find out more about our curriculum.

The program consists of 36 credits.

Coursework consists of 30 credits. The optional Cyber Threat Research and Analytics track adds six credit hours. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 60 credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 72-87 credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 49 credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 33 credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 49 credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 24 core nursing credits. Find out more about our curriculum.

Coursework consists of 17-35 credits, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner.
Contact us to learn more.

Coursework consists of 17-35 credits, depending on whether or not you are a licensed nurse practitioner. Contact us to learn more.

The program consists of 120 credits. You can transfer up to 90 credits with program director approval.

The program requires 30-32 credits. Find out more about our curriculum requirements.

We accept up to 90 transfer credits and automatically grant 30 credits for your RN license.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year.

We offer three start dates throughout the year.

We offer three start dates throughout the year.

We offer three start dates throughout the year.

We offer three start dates throughout the year.

At Carlow, we offer five start dates a year for the RN-BSN program.

Our program offers two start dates each year.

Faculty are fully invested in the students from the onset of the program. Each instructor brings a wide range of respiratory care experience and knowledge that students can take from and use to grow their skills in the field. They work one-on-one with online students to ensure that their experience is time and cost effective.

The Mercy principles we employ on campus extend to our admissions process. If you have special circumstances, reach out to us to find out what your options are at 855-511-6450.

A great feature of our online business program is that you can switch to in-person learning seamlessly if your needs change. Speak to our program manager about this option.

No. Online students receive the same diploma and education that on-campus students receive.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

The program is primarily online with low residency requirements.

A great feature of our online program is that you can switch to in-person learning seamlessly. Speak to an admissions counselor about this option.

Yes. The MSW program is CSWE accredited.

Yes. The program is IACBE accredited.

A great feature of our online MBA program is that you can switch to in-person learning seamlessly if your needs change. Speak to our program manager about this option.

Yes. You will receive the same rigorous education and one-on-one care in either format.

Yes. Carlow’s online MBA programs and dual degree options are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Yes. Carlow’s online business programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Yes. Carlow’s online MBA programs and dual degree options are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Yes. Our programs are CCNE accredited and IACBE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

Yes. Our MSW program is CSWE accredited, and our MBA program is IACBE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

Yes. Our program is CCNE accredited.

No. You will receive the same rigorous education and one-on-one care in either format.

Carlow University is a brick-and-mortar university that offers online program options. We are a diverse community of students and instructors who support each other in meeting their goals, whether on campus or online.

Yes. Our fast-track psychology program allows undergraduate students to take graduate courses and double count them towards both degrees, which ends up saving students time and money.

Yes. Although we are a Catholic institution, we value diversity and welcome students of all religious backgrounds.

Our diverse network of students is always willing to help others. Contact us to find out if there’s someone you can speak to in your program of interest.

Absolutely. We encourage our online students to participate in on-campus activities.

You must have a high school diploma to be accepted. Explore other admissions requirements.

A specialization prepares you to pursue specialized growth opportunities in the complex business world.

Our project management specialization, fraud and forensics specialization and human resources specialization all prepare you to sit for national certification exams as well as step into leadership roles in a variety of industries. The healthcare management specialization and leadership and management specialization also offer tremendous opportunities in your business career.

You must have a high school diploma to be accepted. Explore other admissions requirements.

You must have a bachelor’s degree and eight years of work experience. We also prefer a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Explore all admissions requirements.

You must have a high school diploma to be accepted. Explore other admissions requirements

You must have a high school diploma to be accepted. Explore other admissions requirements.

You must have a bachelor’s degree, a preferred GPA of at least a 3.0 and, preferably, at least two years of business-related work experience. Explore admissions requirements.

We require a minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a current résumé. Students must be licensed RNs in a state with which Carlow has a state board affiliated approval and in a state for which we have faculty with licensure. Find out more about admissions requirements.

We require a minimum GPA of 3.0, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution, letters of recommendation and a current résumé. Find out more about admissions requirements.

We require a minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a current résumé. Students must be licensed RNs in a state with which Carlow has a state board affiliated approval and in a state for which we have faculty with licensure. Find out more about admissions requirements.

We require a minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a current résumé. Students must be licensed RNs in a state with which Carlow has a state board-affiliated approval and in a state for which we have faculty with licensure and hold an MSN.

We require a minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, a personal statement and a current résumé. Students must be licensed RNs in a state with which Carlow has a state board-affiliated approval and in a state for which we have faculty with licensure and hold their MSN.

To apply for the RN to BSN program, you must be a graduate of a diploma or associate degree program that is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA, hold a current, active, unrestricted RN license in the commonwealth or state you’ll complete clinical coursework and meet all health requirements. Find out more about our admissions requirements.

You must have a high school diploma to be accepted. Explore other admissions requirements.

We require either a CRT or RRT. This is unique because most programs only accept an RRT. You must also provide proof of completion of a program from a CoARC-accredited school with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Find out more about our admissions requirements.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year, in January, May and August.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year, in January, May and August.

The program starts each spring and fall.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year in January, May and August. 

The program starts one time a year in the fall semester.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year, in January, May and August.

At Carlow, we offer three start dates throughout the year, in January, May and August.

The certificate program offers starts in the spring and fall. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Contact us to find out more.

The certificate program starts every fall, but we accept applications on a rolling basis. Contact us to find out more.

The identifying value of Carlow University is Mercy. This value urges us to open our hearts to our students, our colleagues and our world. We seek practical ways of addressing needs and reflect to understand and integrate our experiences. Education offers us the tools to address unjust structures and dehumanizing situations. Our shared values of service, discovery, hospitality and the Sacredness of Creation further expand our understanding of the power of Mercy to change our world. Find out more about the values at Carlow.

Graduates of the program work as investigators, analysts, accountants and auditors in the fields of law enforcement, business, banking, government and healthcare.

Gaining the competencies in nursing education and leadership combined with a firm business foundation sets you up to be a leader in various capacities. Some students pursue roles as nursing administrators or directors of nursing as well as many other high-level positions. Learn more about your career options.

Social workers are called on to lead in a variety of settings. A firm understanding of business allows you to be effective diverse roles, including running your own private practice, becoming a health services manager and more. Explore possible careers.

A cohort means you move with the same group of students throughout your classes, allowing you to build a strong support network and make connections that last a lifetime.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. Find out more about admissions.

A minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred. Find out more about admissions requirements.

We prefer a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Find out more about admissions requirements.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

A minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

The minimum GPA is 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Find out more about our admissions requirements.

The minimum GPA is 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The admissions process varies based on your program of choice, and we strive to help you through the entire process with one-on-one attention. Find out more about applying to Carlow.

Class size varies by program, but it always allows for the personal attention each student deserves. We’re proud of our small class sizes, which enable instructors and students to connect one-on-one.

Most of our faculty are full time. All are supportive and engaging throughout your educational experience. Meet our faculty.

We primarily have full-time faculty who are available and engaging. The program faculty are highly committed to each and every one of their students. From the start of the program through graduation, faculty are fully invested in the success of their students by being accessible, responsive and offering all the resources available to students at Carlow so they can reach their goals.

We primarily have full-time faculty who are available and engaging. The program faculty are highly committed to each and every one of their students. From the start of the program through graduation, faculty are fully invested in the success of their students by being accessible, responsive and offering all the resources available to students at Carlow so they can reach their goals.

We primarily have full-time faculty who are available and engaging. The program faculty are highly committed to each and every one of their students. From the start of the program through graduation, faculty are fully invested in the success of their students by being accessible, responsive and offering all the resources available to students at Carlow so they can reach their goals. Many faculty members still work in the field in various areas, including aging populations, behavioral health and child welfare. Learn more about our faculty.

The field of social work is expected to grow by 13 percent between 2019 and 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This will result in 90,700 new jobs. Many social workers must hold a master’s degree. Find out more about the career outlook for MSW graduates.

The program is $1,059 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program costs $675 per credit hour. Explore tuition and fees.

The program is $650 per credit hour. Find out more.

The cost per credit is $902. Find out more about tuition and fees.

The program is $800 per credit hour. Find out more.

The program is $902 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $918 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $778 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $918 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $902 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

Multiple factors affect the cost-per-credit. The adult learner rate is $737 per credit hour. Find out more.

Multiple factors affect the cost-per-credit. The adult learner rate is $495 per credit hour. Find out more.

Multiple factors affect the cost-per-credit. The adult learner rate is $495 per credit hour. Find out more

Multiple factors affect the cost-per-credit. The adult learner rate is $495 per credit hour. Find out more.

Multiple factors affect the cost-per-credit. The adult learner rate is $495 per credit hour. Find out more

The program is $495 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $918 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $918 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The program is $552 per credit hour. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

Each program requires an online application. Find out more about applying to Carlow.

Our students’ board certification pass rate has been 98-100 percent for the last three years in our MSN FNP program. This is a reflection of the high academic standards and learner-centered, evidence-based curriculum, which carries throughout the certificate program.

Our students’ board certification pass rate has been 100 percent since the program’s inception. This is a reflection of the high academic standards and learner-centered, evidence-based curriculum.

Our students’ board certification pass rate has been 100 percent since the program’s inception. This is a reflection of the high academic standards and learner-centered, evidence-based curriculum.

Our students’ board certification pass rate has been 100 percent since the WHNP program’s inception. This is a reflection of the high academic standards and learner-centered, evidence-based curriculum.

Carlow University, rooted in its Catholic identity and embodying the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, offers transformational educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners and empowers them to excel in their chosen work as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world. Learn more about Carlow.

Total tuition ranges from $29,652 to $38,124, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated tuition for the executive MBA program is $20,250. Find out more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated cost is $24,000, not including fees and additional expenses. Your cost will be slightly higher if you choose to add the Cyber Threat Research and Analytics track, which adds six required credit hours. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated tuition is $32,472, not including fees and other expenses. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated cost of the program is $54,120, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost of the program is $44,982, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost of the program is $26,004, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost of the program is $44,982, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost of the program is $64,944 to $78,474, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost is $29,250 to $39,000, not including fees and additional expenses. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated tuition is $88,440, not including fees and other expenses. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated tuition is $59,400, not including fees and other expenses. This estimation does not take transfer credits into account, so a student’s total cost could be much less. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated tuition is $59,400, not including fees and other expenses. This estimation does not take transfer credits into account, so a student’s total cost could be much less. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated tuition is $59,400, not including fees and other expenses. This estimation does not take transfer credits into account, so a student’s total cost could be much less. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total estimated tuition is $59,400, not including fees and other expenses. This estimation does not take transfer credits into account, so a student’s total cost could be much less. Learn more about tuition and fees.

The total cost of the eight required nursing courses is $11,880, not including fees and additional expenses. Tuition can vary based on your transfer credits. Find out more about tuition, fees and financial aid.

The total estimated cost of the program is $15,606-$32,130, not including fees and additional expenses.

The total estimated cost of the program is $16,524-$32,130, not including fees and additional expenses.

Total tuition ranges from $16,560 to $17,664, not including fees and additional expenses. Tuition varies based on your transfer credits. Find out more about tuition, fees, and financial aid.

Carlow is a Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.

Carlow’s FAFSA code is 003303.

The broad-based curriculum in our flexible program prepares you for a variety of in-demand business careers. Our graduates pursue paths in human resources, finance, marketing and more. Many graduates also pursue graduate study in one of Carlow’s MBA programs. Explore career possibilities in detail.

Professionals with the skills explored in this program pursue roles as probation officers, correctional officers and substance use counselors. Some continue on to graduate programs that prepare them for careers as forensic psychologists, lawyers or researchers. Find out more about careers in criminology.

Our graduates pursue jobs such as systems analysts, business associates, healthcare IT administrators and data analysts. Find out more about careers in healthcare data analytics.

Our graduates pursue jobs as business associates, program managers, healthcare administrators and more. Some potential career outcomes include:

  • Nursing home administrator
  • Health information manager
  • Human relations personnel

Find out more about careers in healthcare management.

A degree in psychology opens the door to many career paths and fields, including mental health, healthcare and business. Many of our students pursue graduate study, as well. Find out more about careers in psychology.

The E-MBA program allows you to pursue high-level leadership positions while immediately applying the skills you learn in your current position. Explore career options in detail.

Depending on the specialization you choose, you can pursue a variety of in-demand careers in project management, healthcare management, fraud and forensics, leadership and management and human resources. Explore career options.

The program is ranked number 7 on the 10 Best Master’s Degrees in Forensic Accounting list by Accounting Degree Review. It is also ranked number 10 on the Best Online Master’s in Forensic Accounting Programs list by Best College Reviews.

If you are considering attending Carlow University and have unique needs, we are ready to help. Some examples of accommodations we offer include enlarged print, audio textbooks, extended testing time and more. Please contact us with your specific needs.

FNPs can work in outpatient non-acute settings. Find out more about the role of a FNP.

WHNPs can work in hospitals, private practices and fertility clinics. Find out more about the role of a WHNP.

Our faculty members are extremely proud of the relationships they build with each and every student. Our accessible instructors make themselves available to online learners as much as possible.

Our instructors and graduates have vast networks and are always willing to help students make connections. Online students are able to attend on-campus networking events if they wish as well.

Our online experience is similar to the on-campus experience with added flexibility. Find out more about the online student experience.

Carlow University was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1929. Learn more about Carlow.

Carlow University is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Students who are within traveling distance are welcome and encouraged to visit our beautiful campus in person.

Carlow representatives are always available to answer questions and connect students to resources for loans, grants and scholarships. Request more information or call 855-511-6450.

Fill out our online form, and a representative will contact you as soon as possible to answer your questions. You can also call us at 855-511-6450.

No. Your diploma will not indicate you completed coursework online, and you’ll receive the same education as on-campus students. Explore online learning.

Yes. Carlow’s Psychology program faculty are warm, collegial and accessible. As experts in different subfields of psychology, the faculty bring a variety of perspectives to the table. From backgrounds in experimental psychology to graduate-level training in counseling, Carlow faculty provide a broad-based and well-balanced education in psychology to online students.

Yes. Our faculty members and 24/7 technical support team will be there to help you with any issues.

Yes. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to sit for the CFE exam and be qualified for the 150 hours required to take the CPA exam.

Yes. You will be prepared to sit for licensure upon graduation.

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