Located in south-central Alaska, Anchorage is home to nearly 300,000 people, making it the largest city in the state. Situated on the muddy shores of Cook Inlet at the base of the Chugach Mountains, the city enjoys a mild, maritime climate with easy access to outdoor recreation.
The Charter College campus, located at 2221 East Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, is a short 20-minute drive from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, making it easy for Anchorage active duty military personnel and veterans to prepare for their post-military career. Anchorage Veterans, military spouses, and dependents can also take advantage of the accelerated, career-focused degree programs offered at Charter College in Anchorage to earn their degree in less time than traditional schooling.
Our unique blended learning programs allow students the flexibility and convenience to learn online with the benefit of on-campus support. Work, serve, or raise a family, and get a degree without missing a beat. Your future is waiting, find out more about courses and programs available at the Anchorage campus today.
Growing Careers in Alaska
If you're ready to invest in your future with an education, you probably want to know what awaits you after graduation. What opportunities are there for employment? Will you be ready for in-demand jobs? How will you connect with future employers? At Charter College, you'll get hands-on experience with real, local employers prior to graduation. And fortunately, some of our most popular programs will help prepare you for the fastest growing jobs in Alaska.
Job growth in Alaska's medical field is expected to remain high through 2020. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports job growth for dental assistants in the Anchorage/Wasilla area to be among the highest at more than 30%. Demand for medical assistants, medical technicians, as well as licensed practical and vocational nurses is also expected to grow. And if the medical field doesn't interest you, becoming a receptionist or billing clerk can also be a promising route to a good-paying, in-demand career. Find out more about some of Alaska's fastest growing careers in the chart above.
When you make the decision to go to school, you're making a commitment in your future, but it isn't something you have to do alone. As a veteran, there are plenty of resources that can provide the help you need to keep going. In addition to tuition resources that can help you pay for going to school, your benefits may also qualify you for a housing stipend to help with living expenses. Learn more about the BAH for Anchorage student veterans. And when you need help with something else - whether it's a question about benefits, support through your military transition, or you're looking for career resources, there's help for that too. Learn more about Anchorage veterans' resources.