Continuing Education

5 Ways Continuing Education Can Help Your Career

Growing up, most of us live under the impression that there is a certain natural progression to our lives that we are expected to follow: go to elementary school, middle school, and high school, attend college, get a job, work and then retire. While there’s nothing wrong with this pattern, society as a whole is […]

Course Spotlight: Dealing with Difficult People 3470

In life, you’re not going to get along with everyone—that’s just a fact. But you can exhibit tolerance for people who you deem “difficult” but whom you cannot help but be around, such as someone in the workplace. In Dealing with Difficult People 3470, an online continuing education course through UWA Online, participants will learn […]

Earn Your Dental Assistant Certificate With UWA Online

If you’re looking for a responsibility-driven career that requires strong communication skills, the ability to work with your hands and combinations of other interpersonal and technical abilities, then dental assisting could be your ideal career position. As the person in the dental office who typically spends the most time with the patient from the start […]

Course Spotlight: WordPress.com Essentials 3666

The prevalence of social media leads employers to look for individuals skilled in popular forms of blogging tools. Blogging to advertise and provide information to the public can make a business appear attractive and knowledgeable as well as spread information about a cause or establish a business’ leadership in the industry. Students of WordPress.com Essentials […]

6 Professional Development Certificates to Get This Fall

When it comes to securing a high-level position in the workforce, it helps to have the proper credentials to illustrate that you are qualified for the gig. That’s where the University of West Alabama Online’s professional development certificates come in. Each of our online certificate programs allows you to take work-at-your-own-pace, non-credit courses that are […]

Course Spotlight: Ace Your Job Search! 3252

Whether you are a recent college graduate looking to land your first gig, or you are a seasoned career person looking to make a change, this UWA Online Continuing Education course serves to help you get to where you want to be in terms of job fulfillment. In Ace Your Job Search! 3252, participants will […]

10 Quick Facts From UWA History

You wouldn’t recognize the University of West Alabama at its inception. Our university has humble roots deep in antebellum Alabama, and a quick look at UWA history tracks that growth from unassuming origins to the full-fledged university that UWA is today. Get to know UWA with these quick facts from UWA history.   Livingston Female […]

Course Spotlight: Better Bow Hunting 3443

A continuing education course about bow hunting? Why not?! Bow hunting ranks higher today in participation than almost any other form of hunting—besides whitetail gun hunting. In Better Bow Hunting 3443—an online continuing education course through UWA Online, participants will learn helpful tips and strategies for successful bow hunting and the skills they need to […]

8 Tips for Successfully Setting Up Your Home Office

A space means different things to each of us, and we tend to occupy space differently from one another; for example, the kitchen table is for eating dinner, but a mom might use that surface to make plans or work on bills. Successfully setting up your own home office space is critical for those who […]

Course Spotlight: Going Green 3500

Looking to improve environmentally-friendly habits in your daily routine? Register for Going Green 3500—a continuing education e-Learning course from the University of West Alabama Online! Students enrolled in this course will learn budget-friendly practices that encourage healthier, greener lifestyles that will benefit not just students and their families, but the environment that we call home. […]