An Engaged Community through Innovation, Creativity, and Research

The University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School offers 6 doctoral and 23 Master's degree programs, and 9 graduate certificate programs. UAA offers cooperative/collaborative graduate programs with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Washington Medical School, Idaho State University, East Carolina University, and Creighton University. The Graduate School enrolls over 1500 students in graduate studies from all 50 states, U.S. territories, and around the world.

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 Upcoming Thesis Defenses:

  • Anthropology
    At this time, there are no upcoming defenses in Anthropology. Please check back later or review other programs to see their scheduled defenses. 

     

  • Biological Sciences

    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Creative Writing and Literary Arts. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.

  • Creative Writing and Literary Arts
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Creative Writing and Literary Arts. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.
  • Clinical Psychology
    Keri Boyd, PhD Candidate, Clinical-Community Psychology
    "We Did Listen: Successful Aging from the Perspective of Alaska Native Elders in Northwest Alaska"
    Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00 am in SSB 302
  • English
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in English. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.
  • Civil Engineering

    At this time, there are no upcoming defenses in Civil Engineering. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses. 

     

     

  • Mechanical Engineering
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Mechanical Engineering. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.

 Upcoming project defenses:

  • Nursing

    David Ampong, MS Candidate, Nursing Science
    "Barriers to the Implementation of Pharmacogenomics in Psychiatric Clinical Practice"
    Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:00 am in HSB 103

    Delphine Atu-Tetuh, MS Candidate, Nursing Science "An Integrative Literature Review of Risk Factors for 30-day Re-admission Rate to Psychiatric Hospitals
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm in HSB 111

    Kristie Finkenbinder, MS candidate, Nursing Science "Primary Care Provider Time Limited Interventions for Obesity"
    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 8:00 am in HSB 103

    Stephanie Hand, MS candidate, Nursing Science "Improving Outcomes: Diabetes Management in Alaskan Primary Care, an Integrative Review"
    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 9:00 am in HSB 103

    Isabel Vesely, MS Candidate, Nursing Science
     "The Use of SBIRT Screening in Primary Care for Women of Reproductive Age to Aid in the Identification of Alcohol Use Patterns Focusing on Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Exposure"
    Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 10:00 am in HSB 103

  • Public Health Practice
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Public Health Practice. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.
  • Project Management/Engineering Science Management

    Engineering & Science Management MS Candidate:
    Saara Alatervo:
    "MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: User Assessment and Intent Toward Real Money Transfers (RMT)"
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 9:00 am in UC 153

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    Project Management  MS Candidates:

    Monday, December 4, 2017: UC 153
    9:15 am - Lucas Lu: "Alaska Customized Travel Company Business Plan"
    10:15 am - Daniel Babic: "Project Management Challenges in the Public Section"
    2:00 pm - Iscah Miles: "An Instructional Handbook for the 673rd Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) in Pursuit of a Request for Proposal (RFP)"
    3:00 pm - Morris Pickel: "Digital Asset and Document  Control  Structure: A Support and Control Structure for Project Management Assets".

    Monday, December 4, 2017: EIB 211
    5:30 pm - Jeff Urbanski: "Crudadia Academcy High School Curriculum Project"
    8:00 pm - Matthew Benedetti: Neighborhood Works Alaska Construction Safety and Security Manual"

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017: UC 153
    10:45 am - Darrin Lawless: "Improving Project Management by Changing Field Tools"
    12:30 am - Brenton Savikko: "Improving the Cost Estimating Process of an Organization by Refining the Lessons Learned Program"

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017: EIB 215
    5:00 pm - Saengphet Yabut: "Project Management Approach to Telecommunications Shelter Replacement"
    6:45 pm - Joshua Travis: Project Management  Policies and Procedures Implementation: A Forward Approach for Integrated Change"
    7:45 pm - Logan Smith: "The Community Fort Project"

  • Civil Engineering

    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Civil Engineering. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.

  • Mechanical Engineering
    At this time there are no upcoming defenses in Mechanical Engineering. Please check back later or check other programs to see their scheduled defenses.

 

Graduate Community in the News:

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Biology graduate student Hannah Uher-Koch monitors loon behavior on the North Slope
Dietetics grad Seth Anderson makes healthy plates for a healthy state at Southcentral Foundation
Geological Society of America names UAA professor Simon Kattenhorn as a fellow
Plexiglas menagerie: The case of the buried caribou teeth - Nathan Harmston, Anthropology graduate student

 

Upcoming Deadlines and Events:

Spring Semester 2018

Spring 2018 Priority Registration Begins for Admitted UAA Graduate Students: Friday, November 10, 2017

Admission Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
Late Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Deadline for submitting to the Graduate School: graduate assistant contract letters for spring 2018: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Add/Drop Period Begins: January 16, 2018
Add/Drop Period Ends: January 26, 2018, 5:00 pm

Enrollment Deadline for Spring Graduate Assistantship Health Insurance/ WWAMI: Friday, February 2, 2018, 5:00 pm (use enrollment e-form on the GS FORMS page)

Payment Deadline - $125 late fee assessed: February 5, 2018

Continuous Registration Deadline: March 19, 2018

Registration Deadline for Independent and Directed Studies, Practicum, Internship, Research, & Thesis Courses: March 19, 2018

Payment Deadline - $175 late fee assessed: March 26, 2018

Withdrawal Deadline: March 30, 2018 (if withdrawing from a program, make sure you also withdraw from all of your coursework.)

Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation and Be Included in the Commencement Program: April 6, 2018

Theses and Dissertations Due: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Final Deadline to Apply for Spring Graduation:  April 27, 2018

Spring Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Wendy Williamson Auditorium- Saturday, May 5, 2018 -  3:00 pm 

Spring Commencement Ceremony
Alaska Airlines Center - Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Summer Semester 2018

Summer 2018 Priority Registration Begins for Admitted UAA Graduate Students: February 12, 2018

Admission Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Late Application Deadline: June 15, 2018

Payment Deadline - $125.00 fee assessed: TBD
Late Payment Deadline - $175.00 fee assessed: TBD

Theses & Dissertations Due: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 

Summer Graduation Application Deadline: July 27, 2018

Fall 2017 Semester Deadlines:

Final Deadline to Apply for Fall Graduation: December 8, 2017

Fall Graduate Hooding Ceremony:
Wendy Williamson Auditorium - Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Fall Commencement Ceremony
Alaska Airlines Center - Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Deadline for submitting to the Graduate School: all Fall graduate documents needed for degree awarding  - Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 5:00 pm

 
Graduate School
University of Alaska Anchorage
1901 Bragaw Street, Suite 368
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-1096
Fax:  (907) 786-1791
E-mail:  uaa_graduateschool@alaska.edu
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