1929
Pittsburgh, PA

School Details

Carlow University is a private, not-for-profit institution rooted in Catholic identity and student success, founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Mercy. The modern-day school provides transformative educational opportunities to individuals striving to become leaders in today’s challenging world. CU focuses on developing students into lifelong learners in a nurturing, learner-centric teaching environment, with programs ranging from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees and certificate programs.  

Carlow University offers distance learning opportunities designed for the nontraditional student. Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees are available in completely online or hybrid formats. Subject areas range from business and education to healthcare and liberal arts. CU maintains small class sizes and has built a personalized tech team, making the online experience an individualized, unique journey as students pursue high-quality academics from a distance.

Programs are offered in innovative formats including:

  • Fully online programs
  • Low-residency programs with online components
  • Online courses
  • Hybrid courses
  • Web-based courses

Accreditation & Licensing

Carlow University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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Business

Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication Bachelor of Science in Business Management Executive Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration / Leadership & Management Master of Business Administration / Project Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology Graduate Certificate in Cyber Threat Research & Analytics Graduate Certificate in Fraud & Forensics Master of Business Administration / Fraud & Forensics Master of Science in Fraud & Forensics

Education

Graduate Certificate in Autism Teaching Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Data Analytics Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Management

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Master of Science in Nursing / Education & Leadership Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science in Nursing / Master of Business Administration (Dual) Master of Science in Nursing / Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate in Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Master of Social Work Master of Social Work / Direct Practice Master of Social Work / Macro Practice Master of Social Work / Master of Business Administration (Dual Degree)