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Turn Your Passion into a Rewarding Career

Prepare for a variety of in-demand career opportunities that involve your passion for athletics, fitness and wellness with a sports or health major from the University of West Alabama. Whether you’re interested in sport management, exercise science or physical education, UWA has a selection of bachelor degree programs designed to help you achieve career success.

All degree programs are fully accredited and offer affordable tuition rates and expert instruction from industry professionals to ensure you graduate with the expertise to succeed regardless of the degree program you choose.

Featured Programs

4 YEars; 120 Credit Hours

Taught by clinical practice experts dedicated to patient care and your success, you’ll learn how to diagnose and treat acute and chronic injuries. These expert faculty members will guide you in how to make decisions in athletic training based on outcomes-based evidence, psychological and medical aspects of athletic training and therapeutic modalities.

You’ll build the foundation you need to enroll in a CAATE-Accredited master’s program to become a licensed athletic trainer.

4 YEars; 123 Credit Hours

Focus your education on marketing and build expert-level skills for a variety of career opportunities in business. Choose from four emphasis areas: comprehensive marketing, event marketing, professional sales and sport marketing.

4 YEars; 120 Credit Hours

Strengthen your professional potential in an in-demand field with expert skills in exercise testing, exercise prescription, clinical evaluation and biomechanical analysis. When you graduate, you’ll be qualified to complete certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

4 YEars; 120 Credit Hours

Build expert-level skills in pharmaceutical sales, wellness coordination, medical equipment sales, healthcare advocacy and medical office administration. The program offers a traditional track and tracks in athletic training, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy and respiratory therapy.

4 YEars; 120 Credit Hours

Turn your interest in human performance and kinesiology into a rewarding, in-demand career. This program allows you to create a personalized degree by completing coursework in two separate major concentrations. Choose from disciplines in athletic training, exercise science, physical education and sport management.

4 YEars; 120 Credit Hours

Explore innovative teaching methods for physical education and earn a teacher certification along with skills to become an athletic coach.

4 YEars; 120-123 Credit Hours

Prepare for job opportunities in the growing sports industry by studying the business of sports, marketing and communications.