1835
Livingston, AL

School Details

The University of West Alabama is a public university situated on a rural, 600 acre campus in Livingston, Alabama. UWA was established in 1835 as a church-affiliated female school known as the Livingston Female Academy. The school was founded by Scotch-Irish Presbyterians with the purpose to provide an education to future teachers while also offering classes in music, art, home economics, and languages. 

Today, UWA offers bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Business and Technology
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Division of Nursing
  • School of Graduate Studies

The online program at UWA offers more than 70 degrees and certifications in areas including business, education, and psychology. Online courses are offered over the time frame of eight weeks, with five sessions available per year, making it possible for students to finish their program in an accelerated manner.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Business

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications / Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications / Sports Communications Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration / Business Administration Bachelor of Business Administration / Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Business Administration / Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Marketing Bachelor of Science in Technology Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Computer Information Systems Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship & Innovation Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / General Business Master of Business Administration / Management Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Business Administration / Sports Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Public Safety

Education

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development Doctor of Education in Rural Education Education Specialist in Counseling (Non-Certification) Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education, P-3 Education Specialist in Elementary Education, K-6 Education Specialist in Instructional Leadership Education Specialist in Library Media Education Specialist in School Counseling Education Specialist in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, 6-12 Education Specialist in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, K-6 Education Specialist in Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Teaching Master of Education in Early Childhood Development Master of Education in Early Childhood Education, P-3 Master of Education in Elementary Education, K-6 Master of Education in High School Education, 6-12 Master of Education in Instructional Leadership Master of Education in Learning, Design & Technology Master of Education in Library Media Master of Education in Physical Education, P-12 Master of Education in School Counseling Master of Education in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, 6-12 Master of Education in Special Education / Collaborative Teacher, K-6 Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education / Counseling & Psychology Master of Science in Adult Continuing Education / Library Media Master of Science in Guidance & Counseling Master of Science in Physical Education Post-Master's Certificate in Instructional Leadership

Math & Science

Master of Science in Conservation Biology

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Psychology Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Science in Experimental Psychology Master of Science in Experimental Psychology / Clinical Psychology Master of Science in Experimental Psychology / Health & Sports Psychology Master of Science in Family Counseling