Finish Your Degree at Gardner-Webb

Finish your degree at Gardner-Webb University

Online Excellence


Gardner-Webb University provides you with a unique and affordable opportunity to complete your bachelor's degree. Thirteen programs are offered completely online, allowing students flexibility in their education without sacrificing quality. In fact, our online Elementary Education program was recently named among the top in the nation by Affordable Colleges Online, and our Healthcare Management program has been nationally recognized as one of the “25 Best Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration Online” by

Watch the video to learn more about how the GOAL - The Degree Completion Program helped alumna Allie Williams '18 attain her goal of earning a college degree.



Gardner-Webb partners with six community colleges in NC for our Pathways program, which offers the
opportunity for community college students to transfer credits from their Associate’s degree toward a corresponding Bachelor’s degree offered by GOAL - The Degree Completion Program.

Additionally, Gardner-Webb University is a participating institution in the North Carolina Community College Articulation Agreement, offering greater transfer opportunities for continuing your education.  Visit our transfer equivalency database to find out more about which courses will transfer to GWU.

The University also participates in the North Carolina RN to BSN Uniform Articulation Agreement, allowing registered nurses who hold an Associate in Nursing degree from a NC Community College to complete a BSN in as little as 1 year by following the NCCC RN-BSN 5 block degree program.

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Since 1978, GOAL - The Degree Completion Program has been offering traditional undergraduate classes at more convenient times and locations for working adults. Evening classes are held at 20 sites across North Carolina and previous work, volunteer, and community experience can be evaluated for potential credit towards your degree. Additionally, as a GOAL - The Degree Completion Program student, you will be paired with a Success Coach who provides personalized academic advising, administrative support, and mentorship for the duration of your program, helping you stay focused on meeting your academic goals and igniting your career!