University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management (SOM) degree programs delve into problems and circumstances appropriate to Alaska, including entrepreneurship, human resource management, international business, regional economic development, regulation, financial institutions and markets, transportation, natural resource, economics, and a comprehensive professional program in accounting.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
School of Management has undergraduate programs in:
These programs provide the foundation for professional careers in private and public organizations of various sizes. SOM is one of only 177 in the world to hold the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation for both the school and the accounting program. This highest level of accreditation recognizes success in producing business leaders and is indicative of a top-notch education.
The initial phase of the degree program lays the foundation in basic academic areas- the humanities, mathematics, science, and communications. Introductory courses in accounting, economics, marketing, management, finance, and information systems are taken concurrent with the foundation courses. After successfully completing the foundation phase, the focus of study shifts to the major field of study.
Graduate Degree Programs
The School of Management offers two Master's degree programs:
- Master in Business Administration (MBA) with either a General Management or Capital Market emphasis.
- Master of Science (MS) in Resource and Applied Economics (traditional and statewide distance delivery available)
You may be admitted to graduate status if you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in your undergraduate studies, and a 3.0 average in your major, and the major is deemed suitable for continuation of studies in the field of your choice.
Interested in a MBA, but you have an undergraduate degree in something other than business? Pre-MBA classes are available to help you jump start your graduate degree.
You should apply six to nine months before the semester in which you plan to enroll. At the latest, your application for graduate admission with all supporting documentation, transcripts, and test scores should be received six weeks prior to beginning classes.
Apply for these programs
To apply for a School of Management degree program, visit http://www.uaf.edu/admissions/apply/.