Academic Catalog 2021-2022


Gardner-Webb University offers multiple degree programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Programs are made available through a variety of modes of delivery. The beautiful Boiling Springs campus with its rolling lawns and colonial Georgian architecture houses the residential undergraduate program which offers the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. The University’s online undergraduate degree completion program awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. A number of graduate programs are offered on the main campus, at sites across the state, and online, including courses of study leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Business Administration, International Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Divinity, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Education Specialist, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Ministry, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. The University also offers a variety of credit and non-credit opportunities for professional and continuing education. Continuing education workshops are offered on an occasional basis to meet community needs in the greater Charlotte area and beyond. In addition, Gardner-Webb University maintains a partnership with Acadeum (, a collaboration of colleges and universities across the United States that make online courses available to one another across a broad range of disciplines and course titles. Acadeum courses can provide a solution to students who need a specific course in a semester when the course is not offered by Gardner-Webb. (For more information students should contact the Student Success Center or the Director of Digital Learning.) All of the University’s various degree programs, including the great variety of majors and minors available to undergraduate students, are detailed in this Catalog.