Arctic and Northern Studies

Graduate Certificate, M.A. Degree

Arctic and Northern studies is an interdisciplinary program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks that focuses on the opportunities, challenges and policy issues specific to the Arctic and circumpolar North, specifically from social sciences and humanities perspectives.

Arctic and Northern studies M.A. concentrations include:

  • Arctic politics and policy
  • Northern history
  • Individualized

At UAF, Arctic and Northern studies students benefit from the extensive Northern expertise and research activities of UAF faculty, the Alaska and circumpolar North collections of the UAF Rasmuson Library and University of Alaska Museum of the North, and, of course, being located in a northern environment. Arctic and Northern studies faculty have won major awards for excellence in teaching, research and public service.

Minimum Requirements for Arctic and Northern Studies Graduate Certificate: 15 credits; M.A.: 30 credits

College of Liberal Arts
Arctic and Northern Studies