West Alabama University

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About Us

The University of West of Alabama was created in 1835 with a mission to provide opportunities for students to pursue a quality education through associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and education specialist degrees in liberal arts, natural sciences and mathematics, pre- professional programs, nursing, technology, bussiness, and education.Importance is placed on providing  opportunities within the curricula for the development of enhanced skills in critical thinking , communication, leadership, and computer literacy.

Programs Offered

Undergraduate Programs
College of Business

Automotive Technology (short certification)
Business Administration
Computer Information Systems
Industrial Maintenance (2 year program)
Industrial Technology

College of Education

Athletic Training
Collaborative Teacher Special Education
Early Childhood Development:  Non Certification
Elementary Education
Exercise Science Comprehensive
Physical Education P-12
Physical Education: Sport Management
Secondary Education

College of Liberal Arts

English: Language Arts Teacher Certification
History: General Social Science Teacher Certification
History: Teacher Certification
Integrated Marketing Communications
Interdisciplinary Arts Comprehensive
Sociology and Social Work Dual Degree
Sociology: Criminal Justice Track
Sociology: Traditional Track

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Biology Comprehensive: Conservation and Field Biology Track
Biology Comprehensive:  Medical Track
Biology: Teacher Certification
Chemistry Comprehensive: Forensic Track
Chemistry Comprehensive: Pre-Pharmacy
Chemistry Comprehensive: Traditional Track
Chemistry: Teacher Certification
Environmental Science Comprehensive
General Science:  Teacher Certification
Marine Biology Comprehensive
Mathematics:  Actuarial Science
Mathematics – Computer Information Systems Comprehensive
Division of Nursing


Undergraduate Programs
Education Specialist Certification Programs

Collaborative Special Education K-6
Collaborative Special Education 6-12
Counseling: Non Certification
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Instructional Leadership
Library Media
Library Media: Non Certification
School Counseling
Teacher Leader
Master of Arts in Teaching Programs

Non Certification
Master of Business Administration

Business Administration
Master of Education Programs

Early Childhood Education P-3
Elementary Education K-6
High School 6-12 and Preschool – 12
Instructional Leadership
Library Media
School Counseling
Special Education Collaborative Teacher K-6
Special Education Collaborative Teacher 6-12
Master of Science

Experimental Psychology
Master of Science in Continuing Education Programs

College Student Development
Counseling and Psychology
Family Counseling
Guidance and Counseling
Library Media
Alternative Class A Programs

Biology 6-12
Collaborative Teacher Special Education K-6
Collaborative Teacher Special Education 6-12
Early Childhood/Elementary Education
English Language Arts 6-12
General Science 6-12
General Social Science 6-12
History 6-12
Mathematics 6-12
Physical Education 6-12


Phone Numbers for UWA

1-888-636-8800 (Admissions Office)
205-652-3522 (fax)