Distance Learning

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Distance Learning at PWSC

Whether your goal is to start your education, earn a degree, or take courses for professional development, PWSC has online options available for you. PWSC is flexible and affordable. As a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage we are NWCCU accredited.

At PWSC our online education experience is different from the rest. Our small online class sizes and active learning content allow students to be where they are and be with us. Our helpful staff and faculty provide the support you need to be successful. Take advantage of our affordable tuition and begin your journey today.

Distance student at Prince William Sound College (PWSC)

Associate of Arts Degree Online

PWSC offers the entire A.A. degree online at an affordable rate. Enrolling in our Associate of Arts program is a flexible choice for those pursuing or still deciding on a specific career path. The A.A. can stand alone as a two-year level of academic achievement, or it can be utilized as a transfer track for four-year degree options in business, humanities, education, pre-medical, computer information systems, and more.

For general information on the A.A. program, visit our A.A. web page.

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Take Courses Online at PWSC

PWSC distance courses are also available for non-degree seeking students, and students currently enrolled in another University of Alaska institution. If you are interested in taking a few online courses and need assistance registering, please contact  Student Affairs at 907-834-1600 or pwsc.student.services@alaska.edu. For information on our current course offerings, please visit the Classes page.




For more information on how to apply for admission, please visit our Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions.

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Affordable Tuition & Financial Aid

At PWSC we do not charge out-of-state tuition. Financial assistance is available to qualifying students. Learn more about the cost of attendance and financial aid.

 24/7 Technical Support

IT Services are available 24/7 for our students. Get help setting up an email account or get technical assistance with Blackboard, by contacting the UAA Call Center:

  1. Call Center: 907-786-4646
  2. Toll Free: 877-633-3888
  3. Email: callcenter@uaa.alaska.edu