Hybrid Associate of Science - Business

Overview of the Hybrid Associate in Business Program

Build your business knowledge through engaging online curriculum – with the support of an in-person network.

Set the course for a successful career by developing the skills you need to give yourself an edge in today’s workforce. IWU’s Associate of Science in Business can be completed as a hybrid program – which means you get the convenience of an online degree with the network and encouragement of a campus experience. Through Pell Grants and tuition discount opportunities, this program provides one of the most affordable pathways to a business degree.


The associate degree in business, offered at IWU Education Centers in Indiana and Ohio, brings students together in person for the first session of each course, with the rest of the courses offered completely online. You’ll also have opportunities to connect weekly with faculty. IWU’s program offers real-life, interactive perspectives and assignments that prepare students with soft skills employers value most – including communication, emotional intelligence, leadership, teamwork, and adaptability.

Graduates of this program are prepared to present a complete ePortfolio to future employers – complete with artifacts that serve as evidence of workforce-readiness. You will also graduate equipped to further your education in a bachelor’s-level program. When you pursue a degree at IWU, you get:

  • Personalized mentoring and support
  • Engaged faculty to support you in every course
  • Opportunities to earn IWU badges including Business Writing, Management Foundations, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
  • Earn an Essential Business Practices Certificate after your first six courses
  • Engaging and relevant content designed to prepare you for work or for a bachelor’s degree

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Utilize foundational business analysis skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of global business perspectives
  • Demonstrate effective business communication skills
  • Perform basic accounting functions
  • Explain the primary functions of management
  • Describe the role of marketing in an organization’s decision-making processes
  • Integrate a biblical framework that guides ethical business decision-making and personal interactions.

Career Options

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Relationship Banker
  • Customer Service Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Office Manager


60 Total
$305/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

11 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the Associate General Education page.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.

  • Completion of 60 semester hours.
  • Completion of the core requirements with a GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of 24 hours of general education requirements as specified.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required in order to receive a diploma.


The AS Business at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

ACBSP AccfeditedThe Associate of Science in Business program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024