Associate of Arts
Take the next step in your education, open new career possibilities and boost your earning potential with an associate degree. The Associate of Arts at UAF is a flexible, adaptable program that provides the foundational knowledge and training for a variety of professional pathways. It’s also an excellent jumping off point for a bachelor’s degree if you plan to pursue additional education.
What is an Associate of Arts Degree?
An Associate of Arts is a two-year liberal arts degree with a broad curriculum that covers disciplines including the arts, humanities and social sciences. Designed as a stepping stone to a bachelor’s degree, the curriculum consists of courses that meet baccalaureate general education requirements plus the flexibility to explore specific areas of interest through program electives.
The Associate of Arts degree is available to complete 100% online, providing extra flexibility.
Why Earn Your Associate in Accounting Online at UAF?
- Gain specialized knowledge and training for living and working in Alaska and the circumpolar North.
- Benefit from individual academic and personal support from expert faculty and advisors who are here to help you succeed.
- Engage in life-long learning while opening opportunities for advancement in entry-level positions.
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The online Associate of Arts program makes it possible for me to continue my education while raising my newborn son and working full-time in the mental health field. I would not be able to further my college education or advance in my career if it was not for distance learning. The facility and staff are accommodating and helpful. I am receiving a great quality education while managing my personal and professional responsibilities.Amanda Watkins, Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services
Explore Classes in the Associate of Arts Program
Courses for the Associate of Arts degree explore disciplines including communication, the arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural sciences and library and information research. If you’re planning to go on to a bachelor’s degree, it’s a good idea to select courses that meet general education requirements and courses designated within bachelor’s degree majors and minors.
Get Started on Your Associate of Arts Degree
Take the next step toward earning your bachelor’s degree. We have the resources to help you get started.
Have questions? Our expert advisors are here to guide you every step of the way. Let us know how we can help.
Transferring to UAF? We can walk you through the process and help make sure you get the most out of the credits you’ve earned.