Earn a degree in high-demand fields

Western International University® (West) provides an education relevant to the current global marketplace. Our goal is to help you gain knowledge and skills that can help you begin or enhance your career.

STRONG FOUNDATION

At West, even foundational courses help you build core skills that will prove useful both at West and throughout your career.

CAREER-FOCUSED CURRICULUM

What you learn in many of your classes may be applied to the marketplace, or your current job.

REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE

We call on experienced industry professionals and key faculty members to align our programs with career trends.

FINE-TUNED

We regularly evaluate our programs to be sure our program offerings are aligned with the needs of the marketplace.

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; 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 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; 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)

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; 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 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; contact a student advisor for details.)

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; 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 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; contact a student advisor for details.)

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; 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 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; contact a student advisor for details.)

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