Interdisciplinary Studies

Office of the Graduate School and Interdisciplinary Programs
907-474-7464
fygrads@uaf.edu
www.uaf.edu/gradsch/classes/interdisciplinary-program/

A.A.S., B.A., B.S., B.T., M.A., M.S., Ph.D. Degrees

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Minimum Requirements for Degrees: M.A. and M.S.: 30 credits; Ph.D.: 18 thesis credits

The UAF interdisciplinary program provides flexibility to students who have well-defined goals that do not fit into one of the established majors offered by the university. Interdisciplinary Studies is located in the Graduate School office. Help with the application process, contact information for faculty advisors and assistance for interdisciplinary students is available at 907-474-7464 or see www.uaf.edu/gradsch/classes/interdisciplinary-program/.

Graduate Program -- M.A. or M.S. degree

  1. Complete the admission process including the following:
    1. Submit GRE scores
    2. In consultation with a UAF faculty member: prepare and submit a statement of research goals and justification for interdisciplinary approach, and a preliminary graduate study plan.
  2. Complete the general university requirements.
  3. Complete the master's degree requirements.
  4. Pass a comprehensive examination.
  5. Minimum credits required--30 credits

Graduate Program -- Ph.D. degree

  1. Complete the admission process including the following:
    1. Submit GRE scores
    2. In consultation with a UAF faculty member: prepare and submit a statement of research goals and justification for interdisciplinary approach, and a preliminary graduate study plan.
  2. Complete the general university requirements.
  3. Complete the Ph.D. degree requirements.
  4. Pass written and oral comprehensive exams.
  5. Minimum credits required--18 credits

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