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"One of my biggest regrets is not finishing my degree. UWW gives me a way to accomplish this at my own pace." -UWW student

business studies

advance your business career. 

At UMass UWW we are committed to helping adult students like you finish your bachelor's degree online with a focus in business studies. 

You've done a lot. You've seen a lot. You know a lot. You may have years of experience in the business world. You may be running your own successful business. We get it. 

At UMass UWW we will support you in designing a personalized program of study in business that builds on your experience and meets your own professional and educational goals.

And best of all, our flexible degree completion program gives you the opportunity to bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience. This accelerates your degree and saves you money. 

business studies: the finest instructors, top-notch curriculum. 

As a UMass UWW student you will take business studies courses through the prestigious UMass Isenberg School of Management, one of the finest business schools in the nation. Course topics include entrepreneurship, operations management, sports management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, hospitality and tourism, business law and more.

You will gain the knowledge and enhance the skills you need to support your entrepreneurial spirit and help advance your career in high-demand business professions such as finance, hospitality, marketing and management.

If you run your own business or dream of doing so, we will help you craft a program of study  to support that dream. And if you want to go on to get your MBA, we can help prepare you for that too. Whatever your goals, we can help you reach them.  

a great education. credit for experience. support you deserve. 

The University Without Walls (UWW) is an academic program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst designed to help adults just like you complete your first bachelor's degree online at a world-class public university.

At UMass UWW, you can design your own program of study in business, bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience, and finish your bachelor's degree online without ever having to come to campus. Or take advantage of blended or on-campus courses.

time tested, custom-built for adults like you. 

For over 45 years, UMass UWW has been serving adult students like you. We understand the daily challenges you face balancing work, family and community responsibilities, and are committed to providing flexible options and outstanding one-on-one support from your first class through graduation.

Contact us to learn why so many adults seeking a business studies education choose UMass UWW.