The School of Management is a professional school that primarily serves the interior of Alaska in a vast region that includes Fairbanks and many smaller communities. Its primary academic service to the region involves educating students in courses covered under AACSB accreditation, as well as those taught as part of interdisciplinary efforts both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Mission Statement

We are a learning community where innovation in teaching, discovery, and service prepares students for professional success that benefits our community, the state of Alaska, and the nation.



The School of Management will be recognized for high-quality educational programs, hands-on educational opportunities for students, service to the community, and accomplished teaching and research faculty. The School of Management strives to be acknowledged as the premier business school in Alaska.


Strategic Goals

The School of Management emphasizes clear communication, problem-solving and ethical awareness, while providing students with a sound understanding of business principles and techniques. The School of Management values practical and discipline-based intellectual contributions and provides services to improve both student success and the economic health of Alaska. These are our strategic goals:

  • Commit to Student Success and Prepare Alaska’s Professional Workforce for High-Demand Jobs
  • Address Financial Sustainability by Increasing Enrollment
  • Engage Alaskans and Promote Community and Economic Development
  • Support Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity



The UAF School of Management holds both business accreditation and specialized accounting accreditation from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier global accreditation body. This highly sought after dual accreditation has only been achieved by 1.5% universities worldwide and the UAF School of Management is the only university in Alaska with this distinction.


Strategic Plan



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