Please note: The Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary Education, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Early Childhood and in Elementary Education, the Graduate Certificate in Special Education (K-12) initial licensure track, the Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education initial licensure track no longer hold specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as of December 31, 2018.

The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communications voluntarily withdrew from specialized accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Apprenticeship Technologies

Cuddy Center Room 110, (907) 786-1409 

The Apprenticeship Technologies program is a 60-credit Associate of Applied Science degree that integrates an apprenticeship field with relevant academic coursework. The curriculum specifically reflects the commitment of the university to provide high-quality instruction, engagement, and service to Alaska’s diverse peoples by integrating academic studies with training for career and technical occupations.

Individuals receiving this degree must complete a formal apprenticeship program and hold journey-worker level status in occupations recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship. Students declaring a major in Apprenticeship Technologies must present documentation of acceptance into a registered apprenticeship program approved by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship. The department will review the documentation and may recommend up to 38 credits be transcripted following successful completion of the apprenticeship. Students are encouraged to begin courses while participating in the apprenticeship program in consultation with the faculty mentor. Students who complete this program will be eligible to enroll in the Bachelor of Science, Applied Technology Leadership program at UAA or other appropriate degree programs.

Program of Study

Associate of Applied Science

Faculty

Tara Smith, Professor, Community & Technical College, tmsmith@alaska.edu