General information about the certificate.



The registration fee for each three-day session is $995 per person.  The fee includes the cost of the sessions, program materials, refreshment breaks, and daily lunches. Lodging is not included.


A ten percent discount is available for organizations registering three or more people to any single session. Please note, the three or more registrations must be processed together for this discount to apply. To apply this discount, please call registration directly at 205-348-3000.


Registration/check-in process will be from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. on the first day of each seminar. The sessions generally last from until 3:30 p.m. daily with a one-hour break for lunch.

Tax Deduction

Treasury regulations may permit an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken to maintain or improve professional skills.

Location and Lodging

All programs will be held at the Bryant Conference Center, located at 240 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401. The Bryant Conference Center is  a premier learning facility located on The University of Alabama campus.

A group block with a special rate has been arranged with Hotel Capstone which is located adjacent to the Bryant Conference Center.   Reservations may be made with Hotel Capstone by calling 1-800-477-BAMA (2262) and state the group name when making your reservation in order to receive the special group rate.  To make your reservation online, click on this link Hotel Capstone Lodging Reservation.   Reservations made after the block is filled or after the cut-off date will be available at the hotel’s prevailing rate and availability is not guaranteed.


From I-20/59, take the McFarland Boulevard/US 82 exit and proceed north to the University Boulevard interchange. Exit and turn right. Stay on University Boulevard down the hill and turn left on Second Avenue. Open parking will be on your left, and the Bryant Conference Center complex on your right.

In addition to the parking lot on Second Avenue, you may also park in the Coleman Coliseum Parking Lot and the Bryant Drive Parking Lot. You will be able to ride a Green Route bus from either of these lots to Second Avenue at the Bryant Conference Center.

Cancellations and Refunds

If you must cancel, a full refund may be granted up to 10 working days prior to each program date. Thereafter, an administrative fee (equal to 25% of the registration fee) will be charged against your refund. If the registrant cannot attend, a substitute participant may be designated.

The University of Alabama reserves the right to cancel, postpone or combine class sections; to limit registration; or to change instructors. Any money-back guarantee offered on specific programs does not apply to other programs of The University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies.