Native Language Education

Certificate; A.A.S. Degree

The Native language education program trains teachers of Native language and culture, providing coursework in Athabascan, Inupiaq Eskimo or Central Yup’ik Eskimo. The certificate and degree are recognized by some Alaska school districts and serve as steps toward a four-year degree. Candidates for the Central Yup’ik option must score advanced oral proficiency on an oral proficiency exam before being admitted into the program.

Minimum Requirements for Native Language Education Certificate: 30 credits; for A.A.S. Degree: 60 credits

College of Rural and Community Development
Alaska Native Languages Program