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Gardner-Webb University seeks excellence in all things, but especially in academic instruction. Our comprehensive academic program is nationally recognized for its rigorous, inspirational, and insightful pursuit of knowledge, led by professors hailing from prestigious educational institutions across the nation.
Gardner-Webb University’s 6 professional schools and 12 academic departments offer more than 80 undergraduate and graduate major fields of study.
Schools and Colleges
College of Arts and Sciences: The College of Arts and Sciences at Gardner-Webb University is composed of those departments and academic units which are home to the liberal arts (arts, humanities, natural and social sciences).
As the intellectual heart of the university, the College promotes interdisciplinary learning, global understanding, communication skills and the promotion of critical thinking and discovery, all in the context of Christian faith.
Godbold College of Business: The Godbold College of Business (GCB) functions to support the mission of Gardner-Webb University by providing both graduate and undergraduate professional training in the business disciplines to a diverse student population.
It enhances the scope of the University by applying the learning and analytical skills fostered by the liberal arts and the moral and ethical values of the Christian faith to the practice of business activities in the domestic and worldwide arenas. It also encourages both its faculty and its students to pursue lifelong learning, to value service to God and humanity, and to build character in students.
College of Education: Gardner-Webb University’s College of Education strives to develop reflective and ethical educators who are knowledgeable in content, respectful of diversity, proficient in technology, and skilled in meeting the needs of all students.
Graduates of Gardner-Webb’s College of Education should be 21st-century leaders in every aspect of their profession, having the instructional, technological and collaborative communication skills to deliver relevant and rigorous content in a forward-thinking context that assures student learning.
College of Health Sciences: Gardner-Webb’s College of Health Sciences aims to attract students who are focused on providing quality medical service to those in need.
Each health science program is designed to be practice oriented while developing in students an aptitude for knowledgeable and nurturing patient care.
The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to prepare graduates for employment in various healthcare fields by providing a rigorous, evidence-based education in a Christ-centered, interprofessional, and collaborative environment. Graduates of the College of Health Sciences will be prepared to provide service-oriented leadership within diverse healthcare settings.