lifelong learning

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: Become Confident and Assertive 3341

You may have the qualifications for a job to boot, but being successful in the career world—and in life in general—involves exhibiting confidence in all that you do. If you feel that you are lacking skills associated with self-assurance either professionally, personally or both, the course Become Confident and Assertive 3341, offered by UWA Online […]

UWA’s Black Belt Teacher Corps is Making Progress Through Service Projects

The University of West Alabama is proud to be located in the state’s culturally rich Black Belt region. Its proximity to the Black Belt gives UWA opportunities to not only study the implications of the Black Belt’s past, but to also take steps toward setting up today’s Black Belt for a successful future. One way […]

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 […]

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 […]