Associate of Science
Earn your Associate of Science degree at UAF and take the first step toward high-demand careers in STEM fields. This fully online, two-year degree provides a strong foundation in the sciences, allowing you to fulfill the core requirements for a science-related bachelor’s program or prepare for entry-level careers. Our Associate of Science degree program is focused on meeting the education needs of students from rural Alaska, with courses designed and taught in ways that help ensure the success of rural and non-traditional students.
Who Is the Associate of Science Program Designed For?
This flexible two-year degree program is designed for students in rural Alaska who want to go on to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a natural sciences field. It’s also a great fit for students who are interested in careers in allied health.
How is the associate of science program delivered?
The Associate of Science degree at the College of Rural and Community Development at UAF is available entirely online.
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Why Earn Your Associate of Science at UAF?
Hands-on learning in the Associate of Science program
Our Associate of Science degree includes online lab simulations that allow you to develop essential skills in biology and chemistry. You can also engage in practical, hands-on lab experiments using materials that will be sent to you in a lab kit, and even take part in a small research project under the mentorship of your instructors.
Explore Classes in the Associate of Science Program
The Associate of Science degree provides a broad course of study in the natural sciences. The program includes required classes in mathematics, natural sciences, communication, humanities, and library and information research.
Get Started on Your Associate of Science Degree
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Transfer to UAF
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.