The Catholic University of America


What They’re Known For

As the national university of the Catholic Church and the only higher education institution founded by the U.S. Catholic bishops, The Catholic University of America (CUA) is unique. Founded in 1887 as a center for graduate study, CUA has evolved into a modern American university, committed not only to graduate, but also to undergraduate and professional education. The University is dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, seeking to discover, preserve and impart truth through excellence in teaching and research.

Unique Opportunities

The university offers select programs online to benefit those who desire a career-oriented education from a traditional and respected institution.

  • The SHRM-aligned online Master of Arts in Human Resource Management is the only HR master’s degree to offer a Federal HR specialization. A HR Generalist track is also available.
  • The online Master of Science in Management offers four tracks: Leadership, Human Resource Management, Organization Development, and Federal Acquisition and Contract Management.
  • The online Master of Science in Nursing degree is CCNE accredited and includes a Family Nurse Practitioner track.
  • For advanced nurse practitioners, CUA offers the CCNE=accredited, online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).
  • The online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing at The Catholic University of America focuses on the clinical side of nursing to create the next generation of nurse scientists.
  • The online Master of Social Work is accredited by the CSWE and prepares students to earn their clinical social work license.

Why We Love CUA:

  • The Catholic University of America is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • 97 percent of the full-time faculty at CUA have doctoral or terminal degrees in their fields.
  • Practical, applications-oriented curricula are designed to help students excel in their professional careers.
  • Students at CUA experience personal attention from dedicated faculty members and caring advisors.