Arctic Studies in Alaska

Study ecosystems, global climate change, land management of natural resources, wilderness recreation and Christian missions in Alaska.

  • Wrangell-St. Elias Park
  • Denali National Park
  • Valdez and Prince William Sound
  • Museum of the North
  • The Dalton Highway to the Arctic Circle
  • The Forty Mile country

Wildlife includes brown bears, caribou, wolves, moose, bald eagles, sea otters, sea lions, seals, puffins, Dall sheep and mountain goats

Courses and Credits

Integrated semester courses – up to 18 credits through Houghton College

  • BIOL 211 Ecology of Alaska
  • ANTH Human Ecology
  • MISS Alaskan Missions
  • REC Wilderness Recreation and Management
  • Internships and Independent Studies


$12,000 for tuition, room, board, field trips and travel within Alaska.