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Alaska Native Governance

Alaska Pacific University

48 months
11400 USD/year
11400 USD/year
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Examine Alaskan Native tribal, village, corporate, and regional governance systems – with their distinct and overlapping concerns with the Alaska Native Governance program of the Alaska Pacific University.


The Alaska Native Governance program of the Alaska Pacific University is meant for future leaders of Alaska. Your study begins with seminars focusing on Alaska Native cultures, histories, and the various governance systems through which Alaska Native experiences are shaped. ANGov courses expand on your knowledge of Alaska Native rights and governing responsibilities. During the program you combine intensive study with meaningful internships, graduating with professional skills and problem-solving capabilities to better serve Alaska Native communities.

Career Outcomes

Combining a solution-based education with purposeful career development, ANGov students:

  • Research historical and contemporary concepts of tribal government
  • Review how notions of tribal, regional, and corporate governance developed for Alaska Native peoples before and after ANCSA
  • Understand traditional ways of knowing, and the importance of including traditional knowledge in public policy
  • Analyze corporate governance for issues of accountability and sustainability
  • Develop leadership skills that honor traditional Alaska Native ways of knowing and realize corporate responsibility

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Alaska Native Governance Systems
  • Alaska Native and the Law
  • Tribal Governance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Supplemental Application for International Students
  • Original/Official from all institutions attended within or outside of the US
  • Foreign Credentials Evaluation and Translation
  • Official Test Score results from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD per semester during 48 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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Alaska Native Governance
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