Master of Arts in Arctic & Northern Studies
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Program Details

Earn an online Master of Arts degree in Arctic and Northern Studies through the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  This important and unique degree program focuses on threats to the global environment from climate change to environmental pollution.  Concentrations include Arctic Politics and Policy or an individualized focus drawn from research topics including but not limited to:

  • Indigenous histories
  • Arctic shipping
  • Rural water and sanitation access
  • Visual culture analysis

Courses are available in completely online and blended formats.  Faculty with expertise in history, political science, anthropology, and more help students gain expertise in their fields.  Graduates with this degree may find pursuable career paths in the National Parks Service, university administration, information technology, journalism and broadcasting, and other interdisciplinary fields.

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Transcripts
  • GRE (only if your undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0)
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Statement of goals and objectives
  • A writing sample

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities