Kenai Peninsula College

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Kenai Peninsula College is a unit of the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is one of four community campuses. The student body comprises more than 2,600 students [1] at 4 locations.


  • The Kenai River Campus (KRC) is located in Soldotna, Alaska, and serves the Central Kenai Peninsula.
  • The Kachemak Bay Campus (KBC) is located in Homer, Alaska, and serves the Southern Kenai Peninsula.
  • The Resurrection Bay Extension Site is located in Seward, Alaska.
  • The Anchorage Extension Site is located in Anchorage, Alaska, and provides Process Technology and Occupational Safety and Health training courses.


Bachelor degrees[edit]

Students can complete all of the following Bachelor degrees while at Kenai Peninsula College. These degrees are University of Alaska Anchorage degrees.

  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Psychology

Associate of Arts degree[edit]

  • Associate of Arts

Associate of Applied Science Degrees[edit]

  • Computer Electronics
  • Computer Information and Office Systems
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Digital Art
  • Early Childhood Development
  • General Business
  • Human Services
  • Industrial Process Instrumentation
  • Nursing (in association with the UAA Nursing program)
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Paramedical Technology
  • Process Technology

Undergraduate Certificate programs[edit]

  • Computer Information and Office Systems
  • Mechanical Technology- temporarily suspended (as of 2013)
  • Petroleum Technology
  • Small Business Management
  • Welding Technology

Non-transcripted certificates of completion[edit]

Computer information and office systems[edit]

  • Office Technology
  • Bookkeeping
  • Web Foundations
  • Desktop Publishing & Graphics

Other noteworthy programs[edit]

  • Fire Science
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Special programs[edit]

  • The Kenai Fishing Academy (KFA) is a week-long training session that teaches students how to improve their fishing skills.
  • The Kenai Fishing Guide Academy is a week-long training session for professional Kenai River guides, required by the Alaska State Department of Parks and Recreation (who help manage the Kenai River).
  • The Kachemak Bay Writers Conference is a 4 day conference that includes nationally acclaimed and award winning authors [3]
  • The Semester By The Bay is a program that brings students to the shores of Kachemak Bay in Homer, Alaska, to study for a semester

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kenai Peninsula College - University of Alaska Anchorage
  2. ^ Kenai Peninsula College - University of Alaska Anchorage
  3. ^ Kenai Peninsula College - University of Alaska Anchorage

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 60°29′08″N 151°7′41″W / 60.48556°N 151.12806°W / 60.48556; -151.12806