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You’re Not Alone When You Learn Online

At The American Women’s College of Bay Path University, you’ll never be alone in your endeavor to better your future. We combine proven programs and award-winning technologies with unparalleled support teams to give you what you need to stay on the road to success.

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Meet Your Support Team

From the day you ask your first question about a program until the very end of your career, we’re here for you.

Our Social Online Universal Learning (SOUL) is an award-winning, interactive learning model we created to drive success. Its data-driven approach to learning personalizes your experience and provides support.

You’ll be paired with an Academic Advisor & Success Coach, a real person who will help you:

  • Get oriented to the program
  • Strategize success for your academic journey
  • Provide support throughout your program
  • Troubleshoot technical issues
  • Understand options for course scheduling and more

If you begin to struggle, SOUL’s learning analytics and predictive models alert your coach, who will reach out to you with specialized support before you fall behind.

In short, SOUL improves performance, retention, and graduation rates for our nontraditional learners.

No matter where you are, our tech support team is available to ensure you have access to your coursework and can communicate with your classmates and instructors effectively.

They can help with:

  • Wireless Internet
  • Account/login issues
  • Accessing Bay Path online services
  • Classroom technology
  • General technology questions

They are unable to assist you with personal device repair and virus removal.

For technical support, contact 413-565-1487 or

Student Resources

At TAWC, we’re 100% dedicated to your success. Whether it’s digital resources, a qualified professional, or award-winning technology, you are never without the resources that you need.

Student Services

TAWC recognizes the professional, academic, and personal experiences that adult learners bring with them to the classroom. Through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), you can earn college credit for knowledge and skills you already have.

SOUL’s KnowledgePath customizes instruction to your unique needs by suggesting learning modalities such as text, videos, audio clips, and interactive exercises that are most likely to help you learn about the subject you’re studying.

SOUL provides students with virtual learning communities to engage and network with other TAWC students who share their goals and professional interests. Program directors and faculty members facilitate these online interactions so you’ll typically learn about professional associations, read articles on topics in your chosen field, join practice-based discussions, and explore relevant job postings.

Our arrangement with arranges for you to be provided with 20 hours of personal tutoring per semester. Their dedication to providing 24/7, on-demand services is directly in line with our mission to provide higher education to women on their own schedules.

Their learner satisfaction rate remains consistently high at 97%, and we’re proud to partner with a company that matches our dedication to promote equity, opportunity, and achievement for all learners.

TAWC is proud to support our military women who are on active duty, military spouses, and veterans in their pursuit of higher education. We offer discounts on tuition, Yellow Ribbon Scholarships, and accept the GI Bill®.

For more details regarding military benefits and support, visit our military page or reach out to Kara Murray, Senior Assistant Director of Student Financial Services, at 413-565-1200 or

AccessAbility Services at Bay Path University is committed to enhancing equity and inclusion for all students and embraces the concept of disability as diversity. Our policies and procedures aim to reflect both the spirit and letter of the law as is described in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The University provides a variety of services to students with disabilities based on the individual, requiring current and relevant documentation. You can learn more on our AccessAbility page.

As one of the most affordable private universities in New England, we’re 100% dedicated to making your college education financially feasible. We know this investment in your life plan pays dividends in return, and we’re here to help connect you to the many ways you can afford your degree.

Career Services

The mission of the Sullivan Career and Life Planning Center is to educate and support students as they explore and further understand themselves and their career options, gain valuable experience, develop as professionals, and launch their post-graduation career plans. We offer several key components to career support.

Career development is a life-long process, this is why we provide life-long career coaching for every graduate.

Career coaching is free, and can start with an appointment for a 30-minute phone call to discuss your career goals and needs. Career coaches will help you develop:

This convenient online platform gives you access to jobs and internships and the ability to connect with employers.

StandOut is a video platform that will help you prepare for video and in-person interviews with questions that come right from employers and university career centers. It allows you to reflect on your performance and practice until you are confident you’ll ace your next interview.

As a part of your degree program, you’ll complete three leadership courses unique to Bay Path and TAWC. Within them, you’ll learn to embrace the strengths of leadership and demonstrate what defines excellence in leadership in a real-world project. These skills will help you to advocate for yourself in the professional world and become a leader others naturally want to trust and follow. Learn more about WELL.

Why Choose The American Women’s College Online?

Unparalleled Support

We have specialized support teams to reach out to at every stage of your academic and career journey and our interactive learning module is second to none in connecting you to the resources you need to succeed.

Leadership Experiences

As a part of the We Empower Learners and Leaders (WELL) curriculum in every degree program, you’ll learn to embody the qualities of a truly great leader and gain experience leading an international project.

Learn on Your Schedule

Our 35+ online programs allow you to learn when and where it’s best for you. You don’t need to commit to a commute to campus or dedicate specific times and days to courses. You can succeed within your schedule.

Career-Focused Programs

Our programs reflect the latest information and skillsets needed to thrive in today’s ever-changing society. Complete your program with the knowledge, experience, and confidence needed to advance your career.

Technology Requirements

Accessing our online classroom is simple with the right equipment. To learn online with TAWC, you must have access to the following technical equipment, tools, and applications:

  • Computer Software
    • Windows 7 or newer
    • MacOS 10.8 or newer
  • 4GB of RAM (memory)
  • 2GHz Processor
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Recommended Internet Browsers:
    • Google Chrome (version 73 or newer)
    • Mozilla Firefox (version 46 or newer)
    • Safari (version 5.0.6)
  • KnowledgePath

Please note that not all devices will enable you to complete your TAWC assignments successfully. Chromebooks, tablets (iPads), smartphones, and the Canvas Mobile App are not supported by TAWC and may result in limited functionality, loss of work, and inability to access course materials.

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our FAQ page to find answers to questions you may have about the online programs.

Yes! You’ll be held to the same high standards as our students on campus.

Students and their instructors can interact through discussion posts, and instructors keep office hours to chat via phone or video conference. Many students also find it easy to communicate with instructors over email. Learn more about online learning.

In terms of rigor, instructors, or the physical degree you receive, there’s no difference between online and on-campus programs. Our online degrees offer women the maximum flexibility in their ability to receive expert instruction and interaction, along with consistent guidance and support. They can study where and when it’s best for them so they can balance their obligations with schoolwork and achieve their ultimate goals. Learn more about online learning.

Yes, absolutely. Online programs at The American Women’s College are explicitly designed for busy women who have personal and professional responsibilities. The asynchronous format lends itself well to the flexibility you need to succeed in the program you select — you can study on your schedule.

The expected hours will vary per program, though you can expect to dedicate roughly 20 hours per week per class. Contact us our admission team to learn more by calling 1-800-257-9247 or emailing

No matter where you are, our tech support team is available to ensure you have access to your coursework and can communicate with your classmates and instructors effectively.

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