University of Alaska Fairbanks, Rural College

Four-year College or University

PO Box 756500
Fairbanks, AK 99775



Phone: 907.474.7143
Toll Free: 866.478.2721
Fax: 907.474.5824

The College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) serves as the community college extension of UAF. They offer certificate through master’s level education with a focus on workforce development and life-long learning. They have campuses in Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Kotzebue, Nome and centers in Galena, Ft. Yukon, Tok, Unalaska, McGrath, Shishmaref, Unalakleet, Togiak, King Salmon, and Delta.

Education Programs

Business, management, marketing, and related support service

Accounting Technician, CT1
Accounting Technician, CT2
Applied Accounting, AAS
Applied Business, AAS
Applied Business Management, CT1
Applied Business Management, CT2
Rural Utilities Business Management, OEC
Tribal Management, AAS
Tribal Management, CT2

Computer and information sciences and support services

Information Technology Specialist, AAS
Information Technology Specialist, CT2

Construction trades

Associate of Science, OEC
Basic Carpentry, OEC
Construction Trades Technology, AAS
Construction Trades Technology, CT2


Early Childhood Education, AAS
Early Childhood Education, CT2
Educator: Para-Professional, AAS
Educator: Para-Professional, CT2
Elementary Education, BA
Elementry Education, BA

Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields

Apprenticeship Technology, AAS

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences

Child Development & Family Studies, BA

Health professions and related programs

Community Health, AAS
Community Health, CT2
RHS Behavioral Health Aide, OEC
Rural Human Services, AAS
Rural Human Services, CT2
Veterinary Science, CT2

Legal professions and studies

Tribal Justice, OEC

Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities

General Program, AA
General Studies, BA

Multi/interdisciplinary studies

Interdisciplinary Studies, AAS

Natural resources and conservation

Renewable Resources, AAS
Sustainable Energy, OEC

Public administration and social service professions

Human Services, AAS
Human Services w/ RHS Certification, AAS

Science technologies/technicians

Associate of Science, AAS

Social sciences

Rural Development, BA