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We provide undergraduate textbooks at no charge.

High textbook costs is an issue that all institutions of higher learning must address. Here at UIW, we know it is difficult for some students to afford textbooks on top of tuition.


The School of Professional Studies offers undergraduate and graduate programs with a curriculum designed to respond specifically to the needs of the lifestyle of an adult student. We deliver an effective and relevant instruction with a mix of academic and business professionals. Our faculty consists of scholar practitioners with real-world experience in their fields. The following degree programs offered are chosen for their content rich curriculum and their applicability to today's needs.

Class days and times are:

  1. Online Classes
  2. One night per week from 6:00-10:00 pm.
  3. Hybrid classes are offered Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at the Northwest and Northeast Centers. Classes meet for 2 hours and 10 minutes once a week. The remainder of the week’s class time is spent online. 

a. Tuesday (Northwest Center) and Thursday (Northeast Center) classes meet 9-11:10 am or 11:20 am–1:30 pm.
b. Saturday classes meet 8:30–10:40 am or 10:50 am–1 pm at the Northwest Center


We offer the following Undergraduate degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Bachelor of Arts (BA), and Bachelor of Science (BS).

Associate of Arts in Business Administration (AA) (Online)
Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) (Online)
Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AA) (Online)

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) (Online or Classroom)
Bachelor of Arts in Administration (BA) (Online or Classroom)
Bachelor of Arts Human Resources (BA) (Online or Classroom)
Bachelor of Arts Organizational Development (BA) (Online or Classroom)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BS) with concentrations in:

Accounting (Online or Classroom)
Finance (Classroom)
General Business (Online or Classroom)
Information Systems (Online or Classroom)
Marketing (Online)
Social Marketing (Online)
Management (Online or Classroom)
Project Management (Online or Classroom)

Bachelor of Science in Leadership Studies (BS) (Online or Classroom)
Bachelor of Science in Public Administration (BS) (Online or Classroom)

Undergraduate Certificates

Certificate of Completion in Accounting (Online or Classroom)
Certificate of Completion in Business Administration (Online or Classroom)
Certificate of Completion in Information Systems (Online or Classroom)
Certificate of Completion in Management (Online or Classroom)


Master of Arts in Administration (MAA)

Concentrations available:
Applied Administration (Online or Classroom)
Communication Arts (Online)
Healthcare Administration (Online)
Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Online)
Organizational Development (Online or Classroom)

Master of Business Administration (Professional MBA) (Online or Classroom)

Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership (MS) (Online or Classroom)

Graduate Certificates

Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Administration (Online)
Certificate of Completion in Organizational Development (Online or Classroom)

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Business Administration (Online or Classroom)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in the division of Extended Academic Programs at the University of the Incarnate Word is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

All Majors Career Fair

Visit the All Majors Career Fair presented by UIW Career Services held Wed., April 25 from 2-4pm in the Student Engagement Center Ballroom.

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Doctor of Business Administration

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SPS Summer I term starts
April 28, 2018
Application deadline: April 15
Summer registration opens
Monday, March 19

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