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Associate in Integrative Studies

Are you seeking a degree program that allows you to study multiple subjects and better understand your areas of interest? Indiana Wesleyan University’s Integrative Studies program might be your next calling. Our innovative program is designed for students who value the freedom to explore multiple disciplines and tailor their education to their unique career goals and passions.

Why Pursue My Integrative Studies Associate Degree at IWU?

This online program, spanning over 24+ months and comprising 20 courses, offers a flexible path for students to integrate their interests in communication with other areas, supporting a well-rounded educational experience through a general associate degree option. Tuition rates are locked in on your start date, so you never have to worry about tuition increases while you study through IWU. You’ll also find our expert, Christian faculty teach through the same biblical worldview found on our main campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career.

What Will I Learn in this Integrative Studies Program?

In our Integrative Studies (Communication) program at IWU, you’ll learn to harness the power of effective communication coupled with a broad-based education. This general associate degree emphasizes the development of critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate effectively across various contexts. You’ll engage in a curriculum that fosters a deep understanding of communication principles and encourages the exploration of other disciplines that complement your interests and career aspirations.

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 Integrative Studies Program

Coursework for your general associate degree in Integrative Studies (Communication) covers how to:

  • Draw connections between life experiences and fields of study
  • Communicate effectively through awareness of content, form, purpose and audience
  • Think critically, connecting examples, facts, and theories across fields of studies and perspectives
  • Integrate your faith not only in your coursework but within your day-to-day work and life activities

Program Requirements
  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Completion of 60 semester hours; 15 hours must be taken at IWU.
  • Completion of 15 semester hours in the concentration (22 for Social Service concentration); nine hours must be taken at IWU.
  • Concentration GPA of 2.0.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of the 30 hours of general education 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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