The curriculum at Dowling Catholic revolves around the core subject areas of Theology, English, Technology, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Guidance. Eight required credits of general electives provide students with the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest or to go into greater depth in core subjects. To receive a diploma from Dowling Catholic, students must earn 29 units of credit and complete 80 hours of Christian service. Each student is enrolled in seven classes per semester. Students receive 7.75 units of credit each year.