The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies role is to provide flexible
and innovative educational opportunities, technical assistance and applied research
that touches lives and creates opportunities in ways that make a difference and improve
The college delivers The University of Alabama to a truly diverse student population
beginning with reading programs for elementary school students to UA Early College
for high school students to training and online degrees for working adults all the
way up to seniors in the OLLI Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
UA's College of Continuing Studies offers a wide variety of degree and non-degree
programs through flexible learning formats, both by distance and on-campus; professional
development and training programs; environmental and industrial programs; and numerous
conferences, workshops and other programs.
The University of Alabama, through its outreach arm, The College of Continuing Studies,
has been working with businesses large and small to identify training needs and management
systems to address their particular problems.
Chief Human Resources Officer and Bama By Distance graduate, Cheryl Levy, explains
how The College of Continuing Studies delivered the capstone to her.
For the first time ever, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has established
a member Section in the Tuscaloosa area.
OLLI is the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The University of Alabama. The OLLI
program provides mature adults with opportunities to learn new things, make friends,
travel and embrace life. Courses are taught by volunteers who share their knowledge
and passions. You’ll find no homework, no grades, no required degrees and no age threshold.