Woods Online Business Programs



Business Administration

Health Care Administration

Human Resource Management



Financial Aid

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With an online business degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, you will enter the workforce prepared for challenges and successes that businesses face. The SMWC difference combines a solid foundation of online business courses with liberal arts fundamentals – critical thinking, problem solving and communication. With these skills, you will have the competitive edge needed to develop innovative business strategies and to excel in your career. 

Why earn your online business degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College?

  • Leadership Opportunities: You can participate in our groundbreaking virtual internship program, student business organizations like Phi Beta Lamda and the American Institute of CPAs.
  • SHRM Recognized: Our Human Resource Management online degree program is one of only two Indiana institutions recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • The Woods Core: The required general studies curriculum consists of only 39 credits, allowing for other minors and areas of study. Additionally, we offer the flexibility of 8- or 16-week course formats.
  • Student Resources: Take advantage of online tutoring, excellent advising, accessible faculty.

What you can do with an online business degree in ...


As our economy expands, the demand for highly skilled accountants is skyrocketing. You can become a Certified Management Accountant, Certified Financial Management, or a Certified Internal Auditor. With an extra 25 credit hours, you can also become a Certified Public Accountant.

Business Administration

Business Administration offers you the greatest variety of career options in management demonstrating leadership and organizational skills. Thinking of graduate school? SMWC’s business administration program can start you on a journey toward your MLD, a graduate degree in leadership development.

Healthcare Administration

Healthcare Administration prepares students for positions in management or leadership in the healthcare industry. Graduates will excel in an assortment of careers including: director of nursing, healthcare administrator, health information manager, health service manager, medical director, etc.

Human Resource Management

Today, HRM combines traditional personnel management with more strategic planning and organizational development making HRM graduates invaluable to every organization and industry.


In nearly every area of business, the need for marketing exists. Strategic thinking research, analytical skills and strong communication will prepare you for careers in advertising, marketing, public relations and sales.

Our online program, Woods Online, is flexible allowing you to balance your personal priorities while you are achieving your goal of earning your degree. Aspire Higher with a degree in education and make an impact on your life, career and community.

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Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is fully-accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges.