Mat-Su College, Alaska | Opportunities Start Here!

  • Opportunities Start Here

    Mat-Su College, located in the heart of Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, is your local choice for higher education. Our scenic campus is situated on a protected 900 acre forest between Palmer and Wasilla. Everything is here, from a winding trail system and internationally-connected library to a first-class theater, to provide an open and inclusive setting for students with a variety of lifestyles and interests.

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Update on UA's COVID-19 response

Due to COVID-19 the Matanuska-Susitna College remains closed to the general public until further notice. Accordingly, access to the campus is limited to faculty, staff and students. The campus facilities are not available to general use or rental. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Find the latest information about the University of Alaska's response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
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Financial Aid Workshops

 Don't leave free money on the table. Join a Financial Aid Workshop.

June 10, 3pm-4pm
June 14, 9am-10am
June 16, 1pm-2pm
June 18, 3pm-4pm
June 22, 10am-11am
June 24, 3pm-4pm
June 28, 9am-10am
June 30, 1pm-2pm

 Schedule your Financial Advising appointment today!
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Okeson Library provides research tools

Offering a wide range of resources, including a collection of over 70,000 items with access to UAA/APU Consortium, Anchorage Public Libraries, and an international library system, Okeson Library subscribes to print versions of five newspapers, 47 magazines, and thousands of periodicals through online services.
A computer lab is located in the library, with a variety of study areas, promoting a collaborative learning environment for students.

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An accredited Associate of Arts (AA) Degree from Matanuska-Susitna College results in transferable experience, education, and credits that are valued by employers, colleges, and universities. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides a solid foundation in mathematics, written and oral communication, the natural and social sciences, the humanities and fine arts. The AA degree prepares students for career advancement and baccalaureate programs and to better understand their world.

General Program
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Welcome to your Career Development Office! Career Development is a process of discovery, engagement and preparation. From discovering your strengths, interests and preparing for an interview, we offer one-on-one assistance in career planning to students and alumni to achieve career success.

Career Counseling





Participate and lead on campus. With various student clubs, an active student government, and work-study opportunities, you can explore your passion at MSC.


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