Online Learning

You’ll be able to finish your bachelor’s degree or earn your master’s from anywhere in the world through Gardner-Webb’s award-winning online program.



If you already have 60-64 hours on your academic transcript, our distance learning system will make it easy for you to finish what you started. You could earn your bachelor’s degree in:



Take your career further by earning your master’s in:


Gardner-Webb’s online MBA was ranked #1 in the nation for student services and technology by US News and World Report and then the same program was ranked #9 in the world by



The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is offered in a low-residency format where you’ll attend 20-23 hours of on-campus lectures during the beginning of the semester and then finish out the semester online.

Attention Prospective Students

For fully online programs at Gardner-Webb University, we cannot admit students that are domiciled in the following states:

* Maryland

Gardner-Webb University has an application pending for authorization to offer the Master of Business Administration degree fully online in the State of Maryland. Prospective students domiciled in Maryland are not eligible for admission to any other programs at this time. Nor is the University accepting any new Maryland students into the MBA program at this time.

For students living in Maryland, the Student Complaint Process is as follows:

  1. A student must first exhaust the complaint/grievance procedures as described in the student’s current catalog.
  2. A complaint concerning compliance with the standards of accreditation shall be submitted to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC):

    1866 Southern Lane,
    Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097

    Telephone 404-679-4501

    Inquiries to the Commission should relate only to the accreditation status of the institution, and not to general admission information.

  3. A complaint pertaining to potential violations of consumer protection shall be submitted to:

    Maryland Attorney General
    Consumer Protection Division
    200 Saint Paul Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    Telephone: 410-528-8662 or 1-888-743-0823 (Toll Free)

    The complaints are subject to investigation by the Attorney General or the Maryland Commission on Higher Education.