Education

Four-Year Universities

University of North Alabama - Florence, AL

UNA

The University of North Alabama (UNA), located in Florence, was founded in 1830 as the first public institution of higher education in Alabama. UNA offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in 25 major areas and plays an important role in the life of the region.

Enrollment (Spring 2016): 6,545

Phone: (256) 765-4100 or (800) TALK-UNA

UNA Summary of Departments, Majors, Minors, and Degrees

College: Arts & Sciences Business Education Nursing
Departments 15 4 5 1
Majors 51 22 55 3
Minors 31 9 10 0
Degrees 9 2 5 2

College of Arts & Sciences

Departments and Undergraduate Majors
Pre-Professional Programs
Graduate Programs


College of Business

Department of Accounting & Business Law
Department of Computer Information Systems
Department of Economics & Finance
Department of Management & Marketing


College of Education


College of Nursing & Allied Health


Office of Continuing Studies and Outreach

The University of North Alabama offers classes through the Office of Continuing Studies and Outreach that further the professional development of The Shoals workforce.

Athens State University - Athens, AL

Enrollment (Spring 2016): 2,926
Phone: (800) 522-0272
Website

University of Alabama in Huntsville - Huntsville, AL

Enrollment (Fall 2015): 7,866
Phone: (256) 824-1000
Website

Alabama A & M University - Huntsville, AL

Enrollment (Fall 2015): 5,628
Phone: (256) 372-5000
Website

Heritage Christian University

Enrollment Spring 2016): 102
Phone: (256) 766-6610 or (800) 367-3565
Website

Two-Year Colleges

Northwest-Shoals Community College

NWSCC

Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC), with campuses in Muscle Shoals and Phil Campbell, is an accredited two-year institution that offers university parallel programs and career, technical, and occupational programs on a full- and part-time basis. NW-SCC offers area companies a variety of technical and administrative assistance.

Enrollment (Spring 2016): 3,306

Phone: (256) 331-5200

Academic Programs

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree
Allied Health Linkage Programs
Associate in Occupational Technology (A.O.T.) Degree
Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree
Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree
Certificate Programs


Northwest-Shoals Community College Catalog


Community Services

This division of the college focuses on assisting companies and individuals in The Shoals through Training for Business and Industry and Continuing Education.


Adult Education

The Adult Education program at NW-SCC offers college preparatory assistance, GED Testing, adult basic education courses, and ESL courses.

Calhoun Community College, Huntsville/Decatur, AL

Enrollment (Spring 2016): 9,130
Phone: 1-800-626-3628
Website

Public School Systems

Colbert County

Colbert County School System

Colbert County School System Website

Schools

Cherokee Elementary School
Phone: (256) 359-6422

Cherokee Middle School
Phone: (256) 359-6432

Cherokee High School
Phone: (256) 359-4434

Colbert County High School
Phone: (256) 446-8214

Colbert Heights Elementary School
Phone: (256) 381-6132

Colbert Heights High School
Phone: (256) 383-7875

Hatton Elementary School
Phone: (256) 446-5679

Leighton Elementary School
Phone: (256) 446-8351

New Bethel Elementary School
Phone: (256) 383-6471

Muscle Shoals City School System

Muscle Shoals City School System Website

Schools

Muscle Shoals Middle School
Phone: (256) 389-2640

Muscle Shoals High School
Phone: (256) 389-2682

Muscle Shoals Career Academy
Phone: (256) 389-2660

Howell Graves Preschool
Phone: (256) 389-2630

McBride Elementary School
Phone: (256) 389-2610

Highland Park Elementary School
Phone: (256) 389-2620

Webster Elementary School
Phone: (256) 389-2650

Sheffield City School System

Sheffield City School System Website

Schools

Sheffield High School
Phone: (256) 383-6052

Sheffield Junior High School
Phone: (205) 386-5735

L.E. Willson Elementary School
Phone: (256) 386-5730

W. A. Threadgill Primary School
Phone: (256) 386-5720

Tuscumbia City School System

Tuscumbia City School System Website

Schools

R. E. Thompson Intermediate School
Phone: (256) 389-2930

Deshler Middle School
Phone: (256) 389-2920

Deshler High School
Phone: (256) 389-2910

G.W. Trenholm Primary School
Phone: (256) 389-2940

Lauderdale County

Florence City School System

Florence City School System Website

Schools

Florence High School
Phone: (256) 768-2200

Florence Freshman Center
Phone: (256) 768-2400

Florence Middle School
Phone: (256) 768-3100

Hibbett Middle School
Phone: (256) 768-2800

Forest Hills Elementary School
Phone: (256) 768-2500

Harlan Elementary School
Phone: (256) 768-2700

Weeden Elementary School
Phone: (256) 768-2900

Handy Head Start
Phone: (256) 768-3400

Lauderdale County School System

Lauderdale County School System Website

Schools

Allen Thornton Career Technical Center
Phone: (256) 757-2101

Anderson Junior High
Phone: (256) 247-5673

Brooks Elementary School
Phone: (256) 757-2171

Brooks High School
Phone: (256) 757-2115

Central School
Phone: (256) 764-2903

Cloverdale Junior High School
Phone: (256) 764-4816

Lauderdale County High School
Phone: (256) 247-3414

Lexington High School
Phone: (256) 229-6622

Rogers High School
Phone: (256) 757-3106

Underwood Elementary School
Phone: (256) 764-8939

Waterloo High School
Phone: (256) 766-3100

Wilson School
Phone: (256) 764-8470

Private Schools

Covenant Christian School
Phone: (256) 383-4436

Legacy Christian Academy
Phone: (256) 757-5345

Mars Hill Bible School
Phone: (256) 767-1203

Riverhill School
Phone: (256) 764-8200

Shoals Christian School
Phone: (256) 767-7070

St. Joseph Regional Catholic School
Phone: (256) 766-1923

Victory Christian Academy
Phone: (256) 767-1749

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