Study your passion.

pictured: Jalina McClarin '15 performs a monologue

As a student in the College of Learning and Innovation, you’ll benefit from the community feel of a small school, but with access to resources available in the city of Pittsburgh. Whether you're seeking an undergraduate degree and licensing to begin your teaching career, or want to obtain your Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing to advance your career as an author, Carlow’s College of Learning and Innovation is the place to be. We provide you with opportunities to develop a broad perspective on life, its challenges, and its rewards. You will develop a deeper understanding of educational, cultural, historical, and spiritual forces that shape our existence.


Matthew E. Gordley, PhD

Outcomes (2014-2015)

94% of job-seeking graduates of the College of Learning and Innovation found employment immediately after graduation. The outcome rate of those seeking continued education was 68%. The median full-time salary for graduates was $30,500. Grads found employment in such organizations as Arsenal Family & Children’s Center, Kindercare Learning Center, Pittsburgh Public School District and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. For more information about outcomes, check out our #ClearlyCarlow page


Art Education 
Art Major: Art Therapy Preparation 
Biology Major: Autopsy Specialist 
Biology Major: Perfusion Technology 
Biology: Certification in Secondary Education 
Biology: Environmental Science & Management [3/2] 
Chemistry: Certification in Secondary Education 
Early Childhood Education 
Early Development and Learning 
English: Certification in Secondary Education
General Studies 
History: Certification in Secondary Education 
Liberal Studies 
Mathematics: Certification in Secondary Education 
Philosophy (Minor) 
Special Education 
Theatre (Minor) 
Theology (Minor) 
Women's and Gender Studies (Minor) 


Art Education (MEd) 
Creative Writing (MFA) 
Early Childhood Education (MEd) 
MS in Educational Leadership for High Performance Learning
MEd with PA Certification in Special Education
MEd with PA Certification in Early Childhood Education 

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With more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs and an 11:1 student to faculty ratio, Carlow offers the kind of education needed for leadership and success in a fast-paced world.
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