Graduate School

UAA Graduate School: Innovation, Creativity, and Research

Dean Helena S. Wisniewski extends a warm welcome to the new and returning graduate students of the University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School for the 2015-2016 academic year.

The Graduate School is located in the Administration/Humanities Building Suite 200.

The University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School offers 2 doctoral and 29 Master's degree programs, and 15 graduate certificate programs. UAA also offers cooperative/collaborative doctoral programs with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Washington Medical School, and Creighton University. The Graduate School enrolls over 2600 students in graduate studies from all 50 states and U.S. territories.


Upcoming Events 

Defense Announcements

"Communication of Air Quality Hazards through Coupling Air Dispersion Modeling, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Public Health Messaging"

James Temte, M.S. Candidate UAA Applied Environmental Science & Technology

Monday, November 23, 2015, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in ANSEP Bldg., Room 103.

Defense Abstract


"Reliability Based Sea Ice Parameters for Design of Offshore Structures"

Vincent Valenti, M.S. Candidate UAA Civil Engineering

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 PM in EIB 217 (Engineering & Industry Building)

Defense Abstract (TBA)


"Point-of-use Treatment of Multiple Drinking Water Contaminants by White Spruce Biochar"

Michael Cliggett, M.S. Candidate UAA Applied Environmental Science & Technology 

Friday, December 4, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in EIB 217

Defense Abstract

PhD Comics "Comedy is tragedy plus time." -Woody Allen In case you need a break from your work, enjoy PhD Comics

Graduate News

Congratulations to Hugh Denny, a UAA graduate student, for winning the Livingston Slone Award. 

For more details, check out the article in the Green and Gold News

Financial Literacy Website for UAA Students

The UAA Office of Financial Assistance is pleased to offer a new resource for strengthening the financial literacy of students. The UAA CashCourse website is designed to provide students with the tools and information that will allow them to make informed financial decisions.

UAA Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The GSA has a new website. To get involved, check out funding opportunities or review the last meeting's minutes, go to the GSA website.

The Graduate School calendar posts the dates and times.

Council of Graduate Schools News Network

You are encouraged to access the information available from the Council of Graduate Schools News Network which provides updates on major news, research, and policies shaping graduate education.