Do Something That Matters

Take the next step in your education career with an online master’s degree from the University of West Alabama. Choose from more than 10 certification and non-certification options that can help you succeed in the classroom and beyond. Because these affordable programs are delivered in a fully online format, you can study on your schedule as you learn at one of Alabama’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Continue your education and reach your goals with us at UWA Online.

The University of West Alabama is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). The Julia S. Tutwiler College of Education’s educator preparation programs are approved by the Alabama Department of Education and are nationally accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Save With the Teacher Connect Scholarship

You can take advantage of a $50 per credit hour scholarship with the Teacher Connect Partnership Program. Apply your scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate online education degree seeking certification. You must work in a school system participating in Teacher Connect and maintain other eligibility requirements. Increase your marketability and reach your career goals with the Teacher Connect scholarship. It is designed for teachers and aspiring teachers wishing to save on their education and build their skills and knowledge.

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Fully Online Graduate Education Programs

Programs designed for your budget and your schedule.

  • MEd in Early Childhood Development
  • MEd in Early Childhood Education P-3
  • MEd in Elementary Education K-6
  • MEd in High School Education 6-12
  • MEd in Instructional Leadership
  • MEd in Learning, Design & Technology
  • MEd in Library Media
  • MEd in Physical Education P-12
  • MEd in School Counseling
  • MEd in Special Education: Collaborative Teacher K-6
  • MEd in Special Education: Collaborative Teacher 6-12
  • MEd in Student Affairs in Higher Education

Benefits of Attending UWA Online:


    Earn an online degree on your schedule with personal support from application to graduation

  • Competitive Tuition

    Join the 80 percent of UWA students who receive some type of financial aid


    Benefit from UWA’s generous credit transfer policy.


    Learn from scholars and practitioners to build the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

About Us

UWA is located in the heart of Livingston on the western border of the state. As one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges in Alabama, we’ve been helping students pursue their dreams and goals since 1835. Join more than 3,000 online learners and take advantage of our tradition of excellence with our flexible online programs.