Re-entry & Resiliency Plan (updated 7/29/21)
Carlow University offers a variety of social and behavioral science degree programs to prepare you for a career in social work or counseling. You will develop social work skills that can be translated into practice with individuals, families, organizations and communities, and learn the theories of human behavior related to how personality, environment and culture interact with one another to shape an individual.
In Carlow University’s Humanities degree programs, you can develop skills, such as creative and critical thinking, that are highly sought after by employers, as well as prepare for graduate-level studies.
You will learn to understand crime and law when you choose one of Carlow University’s criminal law and justice degree programs. You will delve into the concept of law, the types and measurements of crime, criminal behavior theories, the U.S. criminal justice system, law enforcement, and the courts. Accelerated options are available.
Make an impact with a nursing degree from Carlow University. Learn what you need to know to help others, whether you’re a pre-licensure student, seeking a second degree BSN or on the path to a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. Carlow is central to Pittsburgh’s vibrant and varied health care community. You can also take classes at suburban Greensburg and Cranberry campuses. Many courses are available online as well.
Carlow University’s counseling and psychology-related programs will equip you with the tools and principles of communication needed to understand and predict the human experience. You’ll learn about the cognitive, biological and developmental aspects of psychology in coursework that include crisis and trauma, development, abnormal psychology and forensic psychology. Internship and research experiences in the Pittsburgh region add to the depth and breadth of the program.
Carlow University offers a variety of science and math degrees grounded in liberal arts that will prepare you for a myriad of careers that involve scientific and mathematical theories and applications. Math and science programs provide a strong foundation for related careers such as engineering, medicine and health care, and for graduate work. Courses are available on campus and online.
Biology, Chemistry and Data Analytic majors can receive up to $10,000 per year through our C-STEM Scholars program.
Whether your interest is in art education, childhood development or special education, Carlow University’s education programs will prepare you for a successful career and professional licensure. You’ll learn from national experts in the field and get hands-on experience with local apprenticeship programs and at Carlow’s Campus Laboratory School. If you’re an established educator, you can further your career with a variety of graduate and certificate programs. Education courses are offered in a combination of on campus and online formats.
You can prepare for a career in media, public relations, marketing or nonprofit in Carlow University’s English and communications programs. You will learn how to communicate effectively and read literature critically and cultivate highly sought after skills such as creative and critical thinking and interpersonal communication. You can specialize your communications studies with a focus on advocacy and social change, digital media or organizational management.
Carlow University’s healthcare degree programs will help you learn how to become a good leader and teach you the skills needed to provide the best in patient care. You’ll master skills highly sought after by employers.