DEGREES AND MAJOR FIELDS
Gardner-Webb University offers the following degrees and major fields of study:
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
Master of Arts (M.A.); Master of Divinity (M.Div.); Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.); International Master of Business Administration (I.M.B.A.); Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.); Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
Areas are: Business, Divinity, Elementary Education, English, English Education, Executive Leadership Studies, Mental Health Counseling, Middle Grades Education, Nursing, School Counseling, and Sport Science and Pedagogy.
See the graduate catalog for degree requirements
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.)
|Business Administration||Criminal Justice|
|Computer Information Systems||Human Services|
|Healthcare Management||Multi-Disciplinary Studies|
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (B.S.N.)
Gardner-Webb University offers an academic program consisting of a minimum of 128 semester hours of credit for the bachelor’s degree. The degree consists of a major field of concentration in the liberal arts or in a professional or preprofessional area, a general studies program, and elective courses. Some of the programs also require a minor field of concentration. To earn a baccalaureate degree the student completes the academic program on the following pages.
GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS
Consistent with the best practices of the higher education community, Gardner-Webb University’s general education curriculum includes a series of broad and intensive learning experiences. These experiences have been carefully designed to meet a diverse set of learning goals, which in turn have been developed on the basis of the University’s mission and heritage. Specifically, the faculty has identified seven major learning goals as the intended outcome of the general education curriculum.
Students who complete their studies at Gardner-Webb University will
- Gain knowledge of the heritage within which Gardner-Webb stands and to which it is committed—a heritage grounded in the integration of scholarship with Christian life and ethics;
- Experience sufficient breadth and depth in the Liberal Arts to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to make connections between and among disciplines;
- Develop communication skills;
- Learn to think critically;
- Develop information literacy skills;
- Gain knowledge about the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of daily living;
- Gain knowledge about our world, including its diversity of cultures and viewpoints, and develop the skills needed for life and the practice of their future professions in a global community.