Advance Your Career
Students enrolled in Gardner-Webb Online enjoy high-quality graduate programs designed to instill professional excellence, taught by the same accomplished faculty who teach on campus.
Whether your goal is to improve your job performance, take a leadership role or embark on a new career, Gardner-Webb’s online graduate programs will provide you with the tools you need take your career to the next level. If you hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, you can enroll in any of our master’s degrees, doctorate programs or graduate certificates.
We offer an affordable and flexible academic experience to meet your needs and support your interests.
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A full list of Online programs offered by Gardner-Webb
English & Science Master's Degree Programs and Certificates
With concentrations in literature studies, English education, and writing studies, the Master of Arts in English degree will offer you the opportunity for professional advancement in areas such as writing, publishing, and teaching at the secondary or college levels.
The Master of Arts in Sport Education program assists in the advanced preparation of individuals involved with sport and fitness-related instruction.
The Graduate Certificate in English provides working adults the opportunity to teach at the community college level, in an early college, and/or seek adjunct work in other university settings.
Hunt School of Nursing Master's Degree Programs
Make your mark on aspiring nurses as an educator and leader. Gardner-Webb’s MSN program helps you improve Christ-inspired patient care and promote and manage a positive nurse environment. We understand that you are a working adult with family and personal priorities, and that’s why we allow you to complete the program at a pace you can manage.
The purpose of the Nursing Education Certificate is to facilitate the education of nurses for roles as nurse educators in an academic or clinical setting. Students completing the Nursing Education Certificate requirements are academically prepared to take a national certification examination for Nurse Educators.
Combine your nursing leadership with a working knowledge of business and managerial skills to offer expertise within a wide range of healthcare settings.
The purpose of the Nursing Administration Certificate is to provide the opportunity for registered nurses to expand their professional role by gaining specialized knowledge in the area of nursing administration.
School of Education Master's Degree Programs
The Master of Arts: Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction degree program encourages self-reflective, lifelong learners who design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and instruction; interpret and apply current research findings; and conduct relevant classroom research.
The Master of Arts in Executive Leadership Studies (K-12) degree program will further develop your educational leadership skills through courses, research, seminars, and internships conducted in an environment based on Christian principles and values.
The Master of Arts in Instructional Technology is designed for licensed K-12 teachers interested in furthering their skills in technology and advancing their careers.
School of Business Master's Degree Programs and Certificates
Gain the technical skills, advanced training in specific disciplines, and reality-based education experience to prepare you for upper-level accounting careers and financial positions in today’s dynamic global business environment.
The 10-Month MBA is created specifically to meet the needs of active professionals. Offered in a fully online format, completed in less than a year, and competitively priced under 20k, this program will prepare you as a leader in your field.
The Master’s-Plus is a certificate program that provides graduates of an accredited graduate business program the opportunity to update their business education and explore new career paths in teaching. The certificate program offers emphasis in 10 areas.
An International Master of Business Administration offers students the tools to experience an array of opportunities and meet a variety of challenges in the global business market.
Many professionals hold degrees in non-business fields and need to gain knowledge and up-to-date tools in the business area. The Business Foundations Certificate is designed to help you sharpen your business skills and strengthen your value in the workplace.
Strengthen your leadership skills in public, private and nonprofit business management, and become a competitive candidate for advancement opportunities in your field.
The Master of Sport Management (MSM) program offered by the Graduate School of Business at Gardner-Webb University provides graduates with the knowledge and skill to enter and progress within the Sport Management field.
Doctoral Programs (Hybrid: predominantly online with minimal in-person components)
Become an instructional leader who will create and strategically manage processes related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
The Educational Specialist Degree (EdS) in Executive Leadership is designed for potential and practicing educational leaders who aspire to develop and refine their leadership skills in complex organizations especially at the district office level.
School of Education offers a learning environment that supports Christian values in the classroom. You will gain valuable professional preparation to succeed in your career and help your future students succeed in school. You will also benefit from spiritual support that prepares you for ethical, inspired leadership.
As a graduate of the Doctor of Business Administration program, you will be prepared to lead strategic change, build healthy culture, and impact the communities you serve.
Through the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program, you will gain the professional training needed to advance the kind of leadership your organization needs for growth, health, and community impact.
If you would like to speak with one of our Enrollment Development Officers, give us a call at (704) 406-4484. We would be happy to assist.
We’ve been delivering transformative experiences online since 1999, it’s a environment we know well.