Athabasca University is a Canadian institution of higher learning, located in Athabasca, Alberta. It was established in 1970, and is an accredited research university. It is known with the fact that it provides the opportunity to professionals to finish undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs – the school has been chosen by Canadian athletes, politicians, and broadcasters because of the flexibility of the courses it offers.
The programs that the university offers are extremely varied, and range from Arts to Nursing; they are taught in English, but some are provided in French as well. The option for online and distance learning is readily available, too. What is noteworthy is that the university’s Executive MBA program was rated in the top 75 by the Financial Times in 2004. This was the only executive MBA program on the list that is delivered entirely online.
- Human Resources
- Labor Relations
- Information Technology
- Health Occupations
- Philology, Languages, Literature
- French Language and Literature (in Universities)
- English Language and Literature (in Universities)
- Public Administration and Services
- Public Administration/Management
- Political Science
Type of studies: University Degree Programs, Graduate, Professional Programs, Distance, Online Learning
Language of instruction: English
Location: 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB, Canada, T9S 3A3
Telephone and Fax: Tel.: (780) 675-6100 Fax.: (780) 675-6437