Academic programs

Northwest Campus instruction extends to students in all portions of Alaska through the College of Indigenous Studies distance schedule.

A Northwest campus student has the option to participate in a local course as well as the option of taking a course offered from any one of eight or more campuses by audio conference and/or Canvas.


CIS Programs

For a complete list of degrees, endorsements, and credentials available by distance from all University of Alaska campuses, check out University of Alaska Distance Learning.


In-Person Programs

CIS campuses also offer non-degree path courses throughout the year. Visit the UAF class schedule search for an updated list of all course offerings.

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Online Programs

All programs can be completed through 100% online coursework. Some programs are offered with online meeting times (synchronous) and some are offered with no meeting times (asynchronous). For specific information on delivery-method, visit the program page you are interested in.

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