Woods Online at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College hosts the internet-based distance learning department. The school has a lengthy distance learning history, dating to 1973. In 2005, the distance program was expanded to include men (the residential programs went co-ed in 2015). Online bachelor’s degrees are available in accounting, business administration, criminology, english, healthcare, human services, education, marketing, professional writing, psychology and theology. Graduate degrees are offered in art therapy, music therapy, healthcare administration and leadership development. Specialty programs are also available in education, music therapy and RN to BSN programs. Online student support includes academic advisors to guide through the coursework, online tutoring at the learning resource center which includes writing lab and more, designated advisor to cover all aspects of student life and peer mentors to provide real perspective for new students.