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Information for Online Students

Gardner-Webb Online

Experience Is The Difference

Gardner-Webb University has been offering online education since 1999, before some of our competitors even existed. We were founded in 1905, and have long had a commitment to reaching our students anywhere they are. And while our beautiful campus is in the foothills of western North Carolina, our students are all around the globe.

Whatever online goal you seek, an undergraduate or graduate degree or innovative professional continuing education programs, you’ve come to the right place.

We’re completely committed to your success. You’ll be prepared for advancement, leadership and success with Gardner-Webb Online.

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Online Programs

Online Undergraduate

Gardner-Webb is invested in helping you complete your degree, no matter how unique your situation.

If you have your associate’s degree or 24+ semester hours in an academic curricular area from a regionally accredited institution, you may be eligible for the Online Undergraduate program. We currently offer multiple degree programs completely online, providing you with an affordable and flexible opportunity to pursue your education without sacrificing the quality of your academic experience.

Contact one of our Enrollment Development Officers for more information by calling (704) 406-4484, emailing [email protected] or click the button below.

Graduate Programs

Gardner-Webb University offers master’s programs on campus and online that are affordable, flexible and achievable. Choose from master’s degrees, doctorate programs and graduate certificates offered fully online and taught by the same accomplished faculty who teach on campus.

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (704) 406-4484, emailing [email protected] or click the button below.

Professional and Continuing Education

GWU PACE is the Gardner-Webb University Searight Professional and Continuing Education program. Known for our undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for successful careers, the Searight PACE program builds on our nationally recognized academic strength offering courses to enhance the skills of professionals across all career levels.

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by emailing [email protected] or click the button below.

CRN Course
PACE 100 Para Legal Certification
PACE 303 Microsoft Excel 1
PACE 304 Microsoft Excel 2
PACE 703 Project Management (PMP)
PACE 704 Cyber Security – CS 1
PACE 705 Cyber Security – CSA+ Intermediate
PACE 706 Cyber Security – CSA+ Advanced
PACE 750 Web Designer
PACE 751 Computer Support Specialist – IT Support
PACE 752 Bookkeeping
Human Resources Management Certificate Program
PACE 900 Retention
PACE 901 401(k) Plans
PACE 902 Recruiting
PACE 903 Compensation Plans
PACE 904 Updating your Handbook
PACE 905 Leadership Forums in a Virtual World


We’ve been delivering transformative experiences online since 1999.


Over 30 courses and programs offered online to fit your busy schedule.