Graduate Education Programs

Gardner-Webb University

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Covid-19 Update- Gardner-Webb University is still serving students and welcoming new learners
Take advantage of online courses - Classes beginning in January
Format and course schedule designed for working educators

School Administration Add-On Licensure

Offers Certificate | Online | 12 Months

M.A. Teacher Leadership in Curriculum & Instruction

Offers Certificate | Online | 20 Months

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership

Offers Certificate | Hybrid | 3 Years

Master's in Instructional Technology

Offers Certificate | Online | 20 Months

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Executive Leadership Master's w/ Licensure

Offers Certificate | Online | 20 Months

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction

Offers Certificate | Hybrid | 3 Years

Academically and Intellectually Gifted Certification

Offers Certification | Online | 9 Months

Gardner-Webb University, a private, Christian, Baptist-related university, provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for various professions.

Program Highlights

  • Accredited and recognized degree
  • Convenient online or low residency format offered
  • Professors who are committed to helping foster personal and professional success
  • Thorough prep for dissertation
  • Exclusive, small class size for support and attention
  • Simultaneous coursework with internship
  • Format and course schedule designed for working educators
  • 97% Graduate and degree completion students would recommend GWU to a friend

Tuition & Aid

  • Financial aid & "pay as you go" plans available
  • Student loan payments may be deferred until program completion
  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness of up to $5,000 may apply

Accredited, High-Quality Programs

  • These programs are arranged and made possible by the K-12 Teachers Alliance in cooperation with Gardner-Webb University.
  • Gardner-Webb University is a non-profit university that is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 telephone 404-679-4501) to award Master’s degrees.
  • Accredited by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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