Prince William Sound College | PWSC

  • Prince William Sound College

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a two-year college located in a beautiful Valdez, Alaska, with extension sites in Glennallen and Cordova. PWSC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities through the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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PWSC millwright students working in the shop

New year, new academic goals!

The new year is a great time to reassess priorities and create new goals. Earning a college degree or certificate is a great way to increase your job prospects, develop a greater earning potential, and increase self-esteem and confidence. 

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Student learning about mechanical boat maintentance

PWSC is now offering an Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Marine Service Technology  which prepares students for technician-level work in the maritime industry. Students will learn to perform a variety of troubleshooting, installation, services, and repairs to marine systems. 

Marine Services Technology 
student with notebook observing plantlife

The PWSC Natural Resources Technician program is a 12-week intensive experience that covers the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position in a natural resources career. 

Natural Resource Technician Program Now Offered at PWSC


Free tuition and housing for Alaska high-school students!

PWSC is offering free tuition and housing to any Alaska high-school student who enrolls in any PWSC course. Students can pursue occupational endorsement certificates (OECs), work towards an associate or bachelor’s degree, or take dual-credit courses.

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Prince William Sound College students jump on a beach and writes in Valdez, Alaska


Katie Bobowski stands beside PWSC emblem

The PWSC Archery Club invites you to Open Shoot Nights and the 10th Annual Vegas in Valdez Archery Tournament

PWSC Archery Updates
Shelby standing in front of handprint quilt

Valdez School District nurse Shelby Gudgell talks about her journey to becoming a nurse.

Alumni Spotlight: Shelby Gudgell, Valdez City School District Nurse