Arctic and Northern Studies

M.A. Degree

The Arctic and Northern studies program is an interdisciplinary program for the study of problems and policy issues specific to the Arctic and circumpolar North.

Topics related to Arctic and Northern studies include:

  • Arctic politics and policy
  • Northern history
  • Individual topics

At the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Arctic and Northern studies students can benefit from the extensive Northern expertise and research activities of UAF faculty, rich Alaska and circumpolar collections of the UAF Rasmuson Library and University of Alaska Museum of the North, and, of course, being surrounded by the North itself. Arctic and Northern studies faculty have won major awards for excellence in teaching, research and public service.

Minimum Requirements for Arctic and Northern Studies Master's Degree: 30 credits

College of Liberal Arts
Arctic and Northern Studies Program