Admission Requirements


Requirements for admission into the Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (formerly known as GOAL) are:

  1. Students with a minimum of 48 transferrable hours from an accredited college may be eligible for degree completion.
  2. Transferred hours must be equivalent with courses existing in the current Gardner-Webb University course catalog.
  3. Completion of specific prerequisite course work as deemed necessary by the department of the chosen major.


For questions regarding transferring hours, institution approval, and course prerequisites please contact your admissions counselor.


All students entering the program will admit under the catalog guidelines for that given year. Readmits will enter in under their original catalog. (Exception: if you have not been enrolled for 2 years or more you will admit under the new catalog)


All DCP students are responsible for reading and abiding by the Gardner-Webb University “Code of Conduct.” This is located in the DCP Academic Catalog.


How to Apply to the Degree Completion Program


Easy as 1-2-3

  1. Click Here for DCP Online Application *RN to BSN Completion Students must submit completed immunization forms and State Criminal Background Checks as part of the admission process.  Please refer to the RN to BSN Program page for more information.

  2. Send Us Your Transcripts
    Request sealed, official transcripts from each school you have attended be sent to Gardner-Webb University Degree Completion Program, PO Box 1896 Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Upon receipt of all transcripts, students will be contacted by their assigned Admissions Counselor as to the status of their admission and for class registration.

  3. Other forms

    Degree Completion Program Request for Services from The Noel Program for the Disabled

Please submit all paper documents to:

DCP Admissions
PO Box 1896
Boiling Springs, NC 28017