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Find out how engaging and manageable Western International University® (West) classes can be with our first course. This gives you the opportunity to experience West and see if we're right for you. In addition, you will earn three credits in the time it would ordinarily take just to apply and be admitted to college.

 
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  • AccountingAccounting

    Accounting Degrees

    If you're intrigued by accounting principles and topics like financial statements, foreign exchange rates, and capital structure, this online program is an excellent path for you. You'll gain knowledge you need to pursue a career in this field and move toward professional certification. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) Keeping pace with trends toward international convergence of accounting standards (and CPA examination test trends), students will learn International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by comparing and contrasting them with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Behavioral ScienceBehavioral Science

    Behavioral Science

    Does human behavior fascinate you? Would you like to know how biology contributes to behavior or how to resolve interpersonal issues? In this online program, you'll gain a deeper understanding of complex issues in sociology, psychology, counseling, and management, ranging from cross-cultural and ethical issues to conflict resolution. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) The knowledge and insight you'll gain are valued by many industries, including human and social services, health care, education, and business.

  • Business (AA)Business (AA)

    Business (AA)

    Whatever field you decide to pursue, you have to begin with an understanding of business, which is the core of any career and a good way to gain an edge on workers who lack this degree. You can complete your Associate of Arts degree in Business online. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) General Education and Common Body of Knowledge courses provide students with a solid background of general knowledge in addition to a broad-based business foundation. The Associate of Arts in Business (AAB) program is designed to prepare students to successfully progress into Core and Major course work for any Western International University® (West) bachelor degree.

  • Business AdministrationBusiness Administration

    Business Administration

    Do you want to know more about management, advertising, and finance? Are you interested in human resource issues? If so, an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will enhance your abilities and enable you to compete more effectively in the workplace. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.)

Accounting Degrees

If you're intrigued by accounting principles and topics like financial statements, foreign exchange rates, and capital structure, this online program is an excellent path for you. You'll gain knowledge you need to pursue a career in this field and move toward professional certification. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) Keeping pace with trends toward international convergence of accounting standards (and CPA examination test trends), students will learn International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by comparing and contrasting them with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Human Resource ManagementHuman Resource Management

    Human Resource Management

    What's the most effective way to motivate people? How do you balance governmental regulations with corporate policies? If those questions interest you, this online program will give you the answers. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) You'll deal with issues ranging from operations management to labor relations while learning how to develop a safe and successful workplace. Once you earn your degree, you'll be ready to take on a variety of positions in the Human Resource (HR) field.

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology

    Information Technology

    Would you like to learn more about the way information technology affects the business world? Or are you interested in studying new uses for IT in business as well as how people and technology interact with one another in order to solve specific business-related issues? Are you interested in programming and database management? Our online program will further your understanding of the most relevant topics in this field while preparing you to compete in the business arena. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.)

  • ManagementManagement

    Management

    If critical thinking and managing change in a corporate environment are among your interests, this online program will provide you with a rich basis for growth and high-level advancement. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.) You'll examine ethical theories and corporate responsibility, group and interpersonal processes, and the intricacies of starting your own venture or division of a company. You'll also learn how the most effective managers handle conflict and relationships in order to succeed.

  • Public AdministrationPublic Administration

    Public Administration

    What insights and skills will you need to manage public policy programs? How will you handle the economic and social factors that drive behavior in the public sector? If you are interested in advanced leadership studies in the public and non-profit sectors, this online program offers exceptional training. (An on-campus option may also be available in Tempe, Arizona; contact a student advisor for details.)

Why West?

It’s time higher education caught up with the needs and realities of the twenty-first century. Over the years, we've evolved our model to keep pace with changing technology and student expectations, making it more manageable and affordable for today's student to get a traditional education.

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Everything you want from a university education & nothing you don't

We firmly believe that cost should not come in the way of getting a quality university degree. That's why we provide more affordable, more manageable ways to earn a degree by cutting out irrelevant excess and the costs that go with it.

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Fluently combining technology with a great education at affordable prices