Woods Online accounting program ranked top 20

May 1st, 2014 | Betsy Wells

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) is listed among the best online accounting programs for the 2014 academic year according to BestColleges.com. SMWC’s Woods Online accounting program is recognized as one of the 20 best colleges that offer online bachelor’s degrees in accounting.

“This ranking reflects the entire department’s student-centered approach to education,” states D.J. Wasmer, Ph.D., business and CIS department chair at SMWC. “We have been early adopters of various technologies that are focused on the improvement of distance students’ learning and constantly strive to improve all the courses and majors we offer. We are high tech with a human touch.”

BestColleges.com helps prospective college students make informed decisions about their future. The organization compiles school rankings using information from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) and College Navigator databases, both maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics. The schools are ranked based on acceptance rate, retention rate, graduation rate and enrollment rate.

With more than 40 years of delivering distance education, the College offers 25 online degree programs to prepare students for the competitive workforce. The flexibility and convenience of Woods Online program allows students to obtain their associate’s or bachelor’s degree completely online.

“The liberal arts based general studies combined with the professional preparation of the business and CIS majors is the perfect combination,” states Wasmer. “It enables and empowers our graduates to excel in their chosen careers.”

Learn more about SMWC's accounting program or apply today.

To view the rankings, visit www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-accounting-programs.

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