University of Alaska Anchorage

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    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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Priority Registration

Get ahead of the crowd with Priority Registration.
April 7: Sophomores
April 8: Freshman
April 12: Incoming students with pending fall admission applications
Schedule your Academic 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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  Accounting is for people who enjoy working with numbers, are detail oriented, and well organized. Alaska is one of the highest paying states for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing. An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Accounting prepares students for a broad array of accounting positions within business, government, or other organizations. Students in the program will sit for the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification Exam.  The program also lays the groundwork for students to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at UAA. This is one of many ways that opportunities start at Mat-Su college.

Mat-Su grad shaking hands with a Mat-Su director at graduation

You've tracked your progress in your UAOnline DegreeWorks, and nearly completed all the requirements for your degree. You're ready to apply to graduate. You can apply now for graduation and don't need to wait until your last class is done. Visit our commencement page for more details on how you can graduate this spring.






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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