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Pave the way for positive change in your life and career with an affordable, accredited degree from the University of West Alabama. Through a curriculum driven by innovation and diversity, the University delivers the strong academic foundation, professional skills and experiential knowledge you need to achieve your goals.

Fully Accredited

Affordable Tuition

Generous Transfer Credit Policy

100+ Degree Programs and Tracks

Distinguished Faculty

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Your UWA Experience

Because your education includes much more than going to class.

Over 1,320 enrolled undergraduate students*

Nearly 60 undergraduate programs

There are countless opportunities to become part of something great at UWA, and the more involved you become, the richer your college experience will be. From service organizations and Greek life to honor societies and social clubs, our beautiful, 600-acre campus has something for everyone.

*In fall 2021 online and on campus enrollment

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An academic experience that meets you where you are.

Over 3,500 enrolled online students

Over 70 online programs

Whether you live outside of Alabama, have full-time professional responsibilities or have personal commitments that make it difficult to attend class on campus, you can still achieve your goals with an accredited online degree from UWA. As an online student, you’ll receive the same benefits offered on campus, including career and academic support services, competitively low tuition rates and instruction from industry-experienced faculty. Learning online means you can access course materials from the time and place of your choice and complete your degree at a pace that works for your schedule.

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Explore our Programs

The University of West Alabama offers degree programs in a vast variety of fields to ensure you have all the tools you need to achieve your unique professional goals.

Associate’s

  • Tutorial Mathematics

Bachelor’s

  • Biology – Teacher Certification
  • Collaborative Teacher/ Special Education K–6/6–12
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • English Language Arts Major – Teacher Certification
  • General Science Major – Teacher Certification
  • General Social Science – Teacher Certification
  • High School Certification 6–12
  • History – Teacher Certification
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics – Teacher Certification
  • Physical Education, P–12

Bachelor’s

  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration – Accounting
  • Business Administration – Computer Information Systems
  • Business Administration – Finance
  • Business Administration – Quantitative Finance and Econometrics
  • Business Administration – Management
  • Business Administration – Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Sport Management

Bachelor’s

  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Science Comprehensive
  • Health Science Comprehensive
  • Physical Education, P–12
  • Sport Management

Associate’s

  • Nursing

Bachelor’s

  • Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Comprehensive
  • Conservation and Field Biology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise Science Comprehensive
  • General Science
  • Health Science Comprehensive
  • Marine Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sport Management

Associate’s

  • Auto Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Tutorial Mathematics

Bachelor’s

  • Engineering Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Engineering Dual-Degree
  • Technology

Bachelor’s

  • English
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Music
  • Public Safety

Associate’s

  • Nursing

Certificate’s

  • Alabama State Approved Provisional Certificate in a Teaching Field
  • Post-Master’s Certificate: Instructional Leadership

Bachelor’s

  • Collaborative Teacher/ Special Education K–6/6–12
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education

Alternative Class A’s

  • Biology, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • Early Childhood and Elementary Education, P–3/K–6 (M.Ed.)
  • Early Childhood Education, P–3 (M.Ed.)
  • Elementary Education, K–6 (M.Ed.)
  • English, Language Arts, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • General Science, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • History, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • Mathematics, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • Physical Education, P–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • Social Science, 6–12 (M.Ed. or MAT)
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, K–6 (M.Ed.)
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, 6–12 (M.Ed.)

Master’s

  • Adult Continuing Education
  • Adult Continuing Education – Counseling and Psych
  • Adult Continuing Education – Library Media Option
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood Education, P–3
  • Elementary Education, K–6
  • Family Counseling
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • High School Education, 6–12
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Learning, Design & Technology
  • Library Media
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Education, P–12
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, K–6
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, 6–12
  • Student Affairs in Higher Education
  • Teaching (Certification or Non-Certification)

Education Specialist’s

  • Counseling
  • Early Childhood Education, P–3
  • Elementary Education, K–6
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Library Media (Certification or Non-Certification)
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, K–6
  • Special Education: Collaborative Teacher, 6–12
  • Teacher Leader

Doctorate

  • Rural Education

Bachelor’s

  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration – Accounting
  • Business Administration – Computer Information Systems
  • Business Administration – Management
  • Business Administration – Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communications

Master’s

  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Master of Business Administration

Doctor’s

  • Doctor of Business Administration

Bachelor’s

  • Nursing – RN–BSN
  • Sport Management

Master’s

  • Conservation Biology
  • Physical Education

Bachelor’s

  • Nursing – RN–BSN
  • Psychology
  • Sport Management

Master’s

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Conservation Biology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Counseling
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Physical Education

Bachelor’s

  • Technology

Bachelor’s

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Public Safety

Bachelor’s

  • Nursing – RN–BSN

Accreditations

The University of West Alabama is committed to providing outstanding education programs designed to prepare students for rewarding and impactful careers. Each degree is accredited and recognized for meeting today’s highest academic standards.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation logo
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs logo
Alabama State Department of Education logo
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Why choose UWA?

We help students navigate the financial aid process and find the financial resources they need to reach their goals.

Small class sizes allow students to build valuable relationships with peers and receive personalized attention from professors.

UWA is committed to providing academic excellence at a competitive price. We are proud to offer tuition that is among the most affordable in Alabama.

Founded in 1835 as an academy for women, UWA has grown to become a regional university serving the educational needs of all. The University is now recognized for its outstanding, accredited academic programs, expert faculty and highly successful graduates.