Degree Completion Program

The Degree Completion Program (Formerly GOAL) program provides opportunities for students to continue their studies culminating in a baccalaureate degree. These students must have completed 60-64 semester hours from a regionally accredited institution to be admitted to DCP. DCP majors are available in the following curricular areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Christian Ministry, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Health Management, Human Services, and Nursing.


Courses in the DCP are scheduled on weekday evenings and some weekends in sixteen DCP centers. Some majors are offered online. In addition to the Gardner-Webb campus in Boiling Springs, DCP centers are provided in the following locations: Anson, Brunswick, Burke, Gaston, Isothermal, McDowell, Montgomery, Richmond, Surry, and Wilkes Counties; Mayland Community College; Charlotte, Hickory, Statesville, and Winston-Salem.