Western International University Online

Founded in Phoenix, Ariz. in 1978, West International University offers a wide range of business and technology programs designed to prepare students for the global marketplace. Through two campuses and a student service center, adult learners can take advantage of flexible degree programs, dynamic learning opportunities, and beneficial student services. In addition to in-person education programs, West also gives students the option to learn online. West Interactive Online offers stimulating learning experiences that make learning easy and effective. Students are connected to a live classroom in real time, enabling them to get the classroom experience without the travel.

Programs Offered

Western International University offers one associate, five bachelor’s, and three master’s degree programs. The Associate of Arts in Business program not only educates students on the fundamentals of business environments, but also requires them to fulfill general education requirements that are applicable in most bachelor’s degree programs. Bachelor of Arts degrees can be earned in behavioral science and HR management, and Bachelor of Science degrees are available in business administration, informatics, and accounting.

For those pursuing an advanced education, Western International University offers a Master of Science program in accounting, as well as MBA programs in accounting and in management.


Western International University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis as courses begin each month. However, West encourages students to apply well in advance of their desired start date to ensure there is enough time to process application materials. Undergraduate admission requires applicants to be high school graduates of a regionally accredited or state licensed institution or have earned a GED. Those who have completed at least 12 college credits must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 college GPA, while those who have completed less than 12 credits must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA. Applicants are responsible for submitting a completed West application for admission and a signed request form for official college or high school transcripts or GED exam scores.

Those applying to master’s degree programs must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in which they achieved a minimum 2.75 GPA. Those who are using a previous graduate degree for admission must have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA. A completed application packet will include a completed West application for admission and a signed request form for official transcripts.

Admissions Contact

West International University Online
West Admissions Office
Western International University
9215 N Black Canyon Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(866) 948-4636

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