Athabasca University

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ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

Athabasca, Alberta, Canada
http://www.athabascau.ca

Athabasca University was founded in 1970. It is provincially chartered. It first offered distance learning courses in 1972. In fall 2005, there were 32,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.
Contact Information Centre, Athabasca University, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3, Canada. Telephone: 800-788-9041. Fax: 780-675-6437. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BA Anthropology (3 year); Anthropology (4 year); Canadian Studies (3 year); Canadian Studies (4 year); English (3 year); English (4 year); French (3 year); French (4 year); History (3 year); History (4 year); Human Resources Management/Marketing (3 year); Human Resources Management/Marketing (4 year); Human Resources and Labour Relations; Humanities (3 year); Humanities (4 year); Information Systems (3 year); Information Systems (4 year); Labour Studies (3 year); Labour Studies (4 year); Management Post-Diploma (3 year); Management Post-Diploma (4 year); Political Economy (3 year); Political Economy (4 year); Psychology (3 year); Psychology (4 year); Sociology (3 year); Sociology (4 year); Women's Studies (3 year); Women's Studies (4 year)
BComm Accounting; E-Commerce
BGS Applied Studies; Arts and Science
BN Nursing–Post-LPN; Nursing–Post-RN
BPA Communication Studies; Criminal Justice; Governance, Law, and Management; Human Services
BS Computing and Information Systems–Post-Diploma; Computing and Information Systems; Health Administration Post-Diploma; Health Administration; Human Science–Post-Diploma; Human Science
Certificate Accounting; Accounting, advanced; Administration; Career Development; Computers and Management Information Systems; Computing and Information Systems; Counselling Women; English Language Studies; French Language Proficiency; Health Development Administration; Human Resources and Labour Relations; Labour Studies; Public Administration
Diploma Arts; Inclusive Education
Advanced Graduate Diploma Distance Education (Technology); Management; Nursing–Nursing Practice, advanced; Project Management
MA Integrated Studies
MBA Business Administration; MBA Energy Elective; MBA–Policing Elective; Project Management
MCDCC Counseling
MCH Health Studies–Master of Health Studies
MDE Distance Education
MN Nursing
MSIS Information Systems

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate —accounting and related services; anthropology;astronomy and astrophysics; biological and biomedical sciences related; biological and physical sciences; biology; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; chemistry; communication and journalism related; communication and media; communication disorders sciences and services; communications technology; community health services; community organization and advocacy; community psychology; comparative literature; computer and information sciences; computer and information sciences and support services related; computer/information technology administration and management; computer programming; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems analysis; computer systems networking and telecommunications; counseling psychology; creative writing; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; data processing; demography and population; developmental and child psychology; economics; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; English; English as a second language; English composition; environmental control technologies; finance and financial management services; fine and studio art; foods, nutrition, and related services; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; health and medical administrative services; health/medical preparatory programs; health professions related; history; human development, family studies, and related services; human resources management; human services; industrial and organizational psychology; international relations and affairs; journalism; legal studies (non-professional general, undergraduate); linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; management information systems; marketing; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; mental and social health services and allied professions; music; natural resources conservation and research; natural resources management and policy; nursing; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; physiological psychology/psychobiology; plant sciences; political science and government; psychology; psychology related; public administration; public health; public policy analysis; public relations, advertising, and applied communication related; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); social sciences; sociology; statistics.
Graduate —accounting and related services; agricultural business and management; business administration, management and operations; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; community health services; community organization and advocacy; community psychology; computer and information sciences; computer and information sciences and support services related; computer/information technology administration and management; computer science; computer systems analysis; counseling psychology; curriculum and instruction; developmental and child psychology; economics; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational psychology; education related; health/medical preparatory programs; health professions related; history; human development, family studies, and related services; human resources management; human services; industrial and organizational psychology; information science/studies; international business; international relations and affairs; management information systems; management sciences and quantitative methods; marketing; mathematics and computer science; mental and social health services and allied professions; nursing; philosophy; political science and government; psychology; public administration; public administration and social service professions related; public health; public policy analysis; public relations, advertising, and applied communication related; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (specialized); social sciences; social sciences related; social work; sociology; special education; taxation.
Non-credit —accounting and related services; anthropology; astronomy and astrophysics; biology; building/construction finishing, management, and inspection; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; business operations support and assistant services; chemistry; city/urban, community and regional planning; clinical psychology; communication and media; communication disorders sciences and services; communications technology; community health services; community organization and advocacy; community psychology; computer and information sciences; computer/information technology administration and management; computer programming; computer science; computer software and media applications; computer systems analysis; counseling psychology; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; data entry/microcomputer applications; data processing; developmental and child psychology; economics; educational administration and supervision; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education related; English; English as a second/foreign language (teaching); English as a second language; English composition; environmental control technologies; ethnic, cultural minority, and gender studies; finance and financial management services; fine and studio art; foods, nutrition, and related services; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; gerontology; health professions related; history; human development, family studies, and related services; human resources management; human services; industrial and organizational psychology; international business; international relations and affairs; journalism; liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; management information systems; management sciences and quantitative methods; marketing; mathematics; mathematics and computer science; medical basic sciences; mental and social health services and allied professions; music; nursing; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; political science and government; psychology; public administration; public administration and social service professions related; public health; public policy analysis; public relations, advertising, and applied communication related; radio, television, and digital communication; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (general); sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (specialized); school psychology; science technologies related; science, technology and society; social and philosophical foundations of education; social psychology; social sciences; social sciences related; social work; sociology; statistics; taxation.

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