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Associate in Business

If you want the skills to succeed in the world of business, the online associate degree in business at Indiana Wesleyan University can be the launching pad toward your goal. With this associate degree in business, you can earn skills-based badges from IWU that prove your proficiencies in several key functions. You can also prepare for the Microsoft Office Certification that shows prospective employers you can perform essential tech-based business tasks with the latest technology. The coursework includes real-world, interactive assignments that teach students the soft skills employers value including professional communication, emotional intelligence, leadership, and teamwork.

Why Pursue My A.S. in Business Online at IWU?

IWU offers students a system of support that includes faculty, advisors, tech support, and full-time chaplains. Students are taught by faculty who are experts in the areas of business they teach. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career in business. Plus, we lock in the rate of your tuition when you start this online associate degree in business program. This eliminates the worry of cost increases after you begin taking courses.  

What Will I Learn in This Associate in Business Program?

The curriculum helps students understand basic business concepts and principles from a global perspective. Microsoft Office applications are also a focus, ensuring students are familiar with basic administrative technology. Course topics include introductory knowledge of economics, marketing, human resources, and management skills. Upon completion, you can qualify for several types of entry-level roles while easily transitioning into one of our bachelor’s level business programs.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

60 Credit Hours


$309/ Credit Hour

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

Financial AidTuition Info

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
What You Will Study in This Associate Degree in Business Program

Coursework for your online associate degree in business covers how to:

  • Use foundational business skills to a wide variety of entry-level roles
  • Apply basic accounting principles to everyday business functions
  • Comprehend the role of marketing in decision-making processes for businesses
  • Integrate Christian worldviews into your career in business

After Graduation
Potential Careers

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

Work in Various Industries

  • Industries

Program Requirements
  • 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.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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