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Alaska Pacific University

12 months
15600 USD/year
15600 USD/year
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Self-directed, adult learners seeking to design an advanced degree around their unique interests find the perfect fit in the Arts program of the Alaska Pacific University.


Work closely with your academic advisor to create a flexible and personalized study plan and to get the support you need throughout your program.

One-on-one mentorships with APU faculty and with experts and professionals outside the university you in achieving your degree goals.

The Arts program of the Alaska Pacific University is a perfect choice for current professionals who need a graduate degree in order to advance in their careers and for teachers/current educators seeking graduate study to gain expertise in areas that will advance their personal and professional development. MAP is also a good fit for post-career professionals seeking an advanced degree to expand on their learning in creative endeavors/the arts (writing, photography, drama, theater), spiritual/religious studies and many other unique, interdisciplinary interests.

Career Outcomes

MAP graduates are currently using their degrees in fields like:

  • Creative writing
  • Adventure Therapy
  • Documentary film-making
  • Curriculum Design

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contract Learning Research
  • Contract Learning Practicum
  • Project Demonstrating Mastery

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement and Study PlanSamples of WorkOfficial Final Transcript(s)GPA Scores
  • The submission of standardized test scores such as the MAT or the GRE is optional
  • Submit three references from academic or professional sources, addressing your capability to complete advanced work though a self-directed Master of Arts Program
  • Official score report for the Test of English as a Foreign Language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Anchorage

1320 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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