Master’s in Communication in Alaska

Students in Alaska have two options for master's in communications programs, one in Fairbanks and one in Anchorage. Both programs are traditional on campus, classroom formats. Following graduation, communication experts in Alaska may seek employment in academia or teaching, as well as in Alaska's major industries of oil and gas, tourism and fishing/agriculture.

See below for details about master's in communications programs available in Alaska:


Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage offers an Executive MBA in Information and Communication Technology program.

What to Know: The Executive MBA in Information and Communication Technology program is aimed at professionals in the information and communication technology field who wish to advance their careers or current leaders seeking an advanced degree. The expected career outcomes would be positions as Senior Manager of Business Development, Director of IT Strategy and Planning or Director of Marketing and Communication for example.

What Does It Cost?: Graduate level tuition is $650 per credit hour, with mandatory fees of $410 per semester.

Anything Else?: The priority application deadline for admission to the fall semester is May 1, and November 1 for the spring semester.


The University of Alaska in Fairbanks offers a Master of Arts degree in Professional Communication as a traditional classroom program.

What to Know: The MA in Professional Communication provides advanced education for individuals interested in pursuing communication-related careers in public/non-profit organizations, media organizations, healthcare organizations or in higher education.

What Does It Cost?: Graduate level tuition is $466 per credit hour for Alaska residents and $979 per credit hour for non-residents. In addition, students must pay mandatory fees, which can be found online here.

Anything Else?: The program requires 30-34 credit hours for completion of the degree.

Alaska Colleges That Offer Accredited Master's in Communications Programs

SchoolContact Information
Alaska Pacific University
4101 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(800) 252-7528
University Alaska-Fairbanks
PO Box 755680 - 503 Gruening Building
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6591