Continuing Education


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Course Spotlight: Balanced Leadership for Women 3439

History has not always been on women’s side in leadership roles, and the clutches of that past still cling to varying capacities in our society. However it may be that times are changing, growing as a woman leader in what some deem a “man’s world” is a skillset that needs to be addressed. That problem […]

Course Spotlight: Nutrition and You: Functional Foods 4062

The sustenance that you put into your body on a daily basis can be the most direct variable positively or negatively affecting your health. Especially if you need help getting a particular health issue under control, paying close attention to the foods you are eating can make all the difference in terms of whether or […]

5 HIV and AIDS-Related Continuing Education Courses

Though annual HIV infections and diagnoses are declining in the United States, 1.1 million people in the U.S. are still living with HIV, and one in seven do not know it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though significant progress has been made in the decline of new cases of HIV/AIDS being […]

Course Spotlight: Capturing, Processing, and Protecting Information 3615

As human kind progresses toward more and more advanced technology, the system by which we gather information has changed. Capturing, Processing, and Protecting Information 3615 will help students understand this change in information technology as well as our part in it. Data seekers obtain information in two ways: manually and electronically. Once contained, analysis transforms […]

5 Tips for Managing Continuing Education Courses as a College Student

From juggling exams and projects to balancing your work and social life, being a college student can be stressful. Every decision, whether academic or personal, is one that can either positively or adversely affect the rest of your life. One choice that you may make as a college student is to enhance your resume and […]

UWA Exercise Science Program Receives National Recognition

In addition to continuing education, The University of West Alabama continues to make strides in its undergraduate fields of study—most recently, in its exercise science program. The UWA Exercise Science Program recently received national recognition when the school was labeled an NSCA Recognized School from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The NSCA Education Recognition […]

5 Continuing Education Courses to Take in Retirement

Some people may look at retirement and think about it being the end—the end of their careers, the end of their paychecks or the end of their middle-aged decades. Still others may think of it in a more positive light—as the end of their stressful nine-to-five schedules. In this sense, one can not only think […]

Course Spotlight: Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition 3857

Are you an expecting mother interested in learning more about how what you’re eating is affecting your growing child? Or perhaps you are the mother of an infant or a toddler, and making sure your young one is receiving the best nutrition possible through his or her food is your top priority. Healthy Moms and […]

6 HIPAA Continuing Education Courses to Take From UWA Online

Any organization or person who works in or in conjunction with the healthcare industry, or who has access to protected health information, must comply with HIPAA guidelines. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and it was first enacted in 1996 as an effort to incrementally reform healthcare in terms of cost, […]

Course Spotlight: Building Rapport in Customer Relationships 3445

Every day, millions of transactions happen across the world between customer and service worker. Both parties likely hope the exchange goes smoothly, but from time to time a retail experience can turn negative. Building Rapport in Customer Relationships 3445, an online continuing education course offered by The University of West Alabama, teaches service workers how […]