Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies and its programs prepare students for professional careers in business and/or graduate studies. This preparation involves a curriculum that stresses analysis and communication, theory and practice, as shaped by the needs of the global business community. Ethics and values are emphasized in the curriculum, as well as technical efficiency and accountability.

Kentucky Wesleyan College celebrated the dedication and naming of the Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies during a ceremony with the College’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. A 2019 inductee of the Owensboro Business Hall of Fame, Woodward has been an influential leader in the Owensboro business community and a generous benefactor of Kentucky Wesleyan College for decades. He established the College’s first endowed chair, the W. Terry Woodward Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurial Studies, in 2007.

“It’s quite an honor having anything named after you, and particularly if it has to do with business because that has been my life,” Woodward said at the ceremony. “What I learned at Kentucky Wesleyan gave me the confidence to face the world.”

Our mission is to graduate students according to the mission of Kentucky Wesleyan College, preparing them for a professional career in Business and graduate studies through a curricula that stresses analysis and communication while emphasizing theory and practice.

The Terry Woodward Center for Business Studies at Kentucky Wesleyan College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

Statement of IACBE Membership Status

The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Public Disclosure of Assessment — Reports

Public Disclosure of Student Achievement 2019-20

Report of Outcomes Assessment Result for 2018-19 Academic Year