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MBA Grad Business and Programs MBA Grad Business and Programs

Athabasca University
Faculty of Business
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Program OverviewProgram Overview
In 1994, Athabasca University's (AU) Centre for Innovative Management (CIM) logged on with the world's first fully interactive online Executive MBA program. Today, the AU MBA is Canada's largest Executive MBA program, and has taken a place among the most respected Executive MBAs in the world.

In 2009, CIM continued the tradition by launching Canada's first online Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program. This program is designed to develop highly qualified management talent who will foster innovation and competitive advantage for business and government in Alberta, Canada and world-wide.
HighlightsHighlights
Management curriculum comes to life when theory meets practice in the interactive online environment. The student will learn alongside experienced managers from across Canada and around the world, from a broad range of sectors and industries. All students bring rich backgrounds in human resources, operations, finance, marketing, information technology and more, in roles from middle manager to CEO to entrepreneur and locations from Vancouver, British Columbia to Halifax, Nova Scotia to Dubai, UAE.
Accreditation
Accreditation Accreditation
 Province of Alberta (Canadian Accreditation)
 Middle States Commission on Higher Education (US Accreditation)
Admissions and Tuition
Admissions and TuitionAdmissions & Tuition
Admissions and Tuition
  Information For International Students
Information For International Students
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Admissions Criteria
 Minimum GPA: No Set Minimum
 Minimum Work Experience: No Set Minimum
English Language Proficiency
      Proficiency Assessed Upon Arrival/Test
      Scores Not Required
      Conditional admission to high qualified
      applicants who do not meet language
      proficiency minimums.
Deadlines (Month/Day)
 Application: February 15
 Notification of Acceptance: March 15
Fees (C$)
 International Application Fee: 200
 Total Tuition for Program: 43,500
 Total Fees for Program (excluding books): 640
 Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 44,140
 
Credentials Offered
Credentials OfferedPrograms/Credentials Offered
Executive MBA (EMBA) Degree
Distance Learning MBA Degree
Graduate Diploma in Business
Fields of Study
Fields of StudyFields of Study
Entrepreneurship & Venture Management
Sustainability & Environmental Management
Human Resources Management
Management of Information Systems
International Management
Leadership
Management Consulting
Production & Operations Management
Marketing Management
Project Management
Business Administraton & General Management
Supply Chain Management
Strategic Management & Policy
Petroleum Management
Ranking and Reputation
Ranking and Reputation Ranking and Reputation
 Ranked among the world's top Executive MBAs on three occasions by the Financial Times of London
 Ranked among top three programs in Canada by Canadian Business Magazine
Buildings and Facilities
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Contact Information
Contact Information
Athabasca University
Faculty of Business
301 22 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 1B4
Phone:  1-800-561-4650
Fax: 1-800-561-4660

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Quick Facts
Quick FactsQuick Facts
Quick Facts
Program at a Glance
Program at a Glance
Program at a Glance
Faculty Department Name Faculty/Department Name: Faculty of Business
Year Founded Year Program Founded: 1994
Name of Credential Offered Name of Credential Offered: Master of Business Administration
Length of Program Length of Program (Months): 28
Specializations Offered # Fields of Study: 14
Cohort Model Cohort Model: Yes
Average Class Size Average Class Size
      Core Classes: 7 - 10
Co-op Education Co-op Education: No
International Exchange International Exchange: No
Mentor Program Mentor Program: No
Language Courses Language Courses: No
Opportunities for Part-time Study Opportunities for Part-time Study: Yes
Opportunities for Online Study Opportunities for Online Study: Yes
Student Profile
Student Profile
MBA Canada
Student Profile # of Applicants/Year: 352
MBA Student Profile Annual Student Intake: 240
Average Years Work Experience Average Years Work Experience: 18
Average Age Upon Admittance Average Age Upon Admittance: 40
Student Ratio Male/Female Ratio:
     % Male: 66
     % Female: 34
International Students % International Students: 5
Countries of Origin # Countries of Origin: 21 - 30
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
Teaching Methods
 Business Simulations/Gaming
 Case Studies
 MBA Consulting Project/Field Work
 Research Paper
 Collaborative online

Employment Statistics
Employment Statistics
Employment Statistics
 Students Who Graduate With a Job Offer
% Upon Graduation: 100
Average Salary Accepted
 Average Salary Accepted (C$):
115,425 Per Year
Source of Position
 Source of Position
  Not Available
Employment by Sector
 Employment by Sector
  Not Available
Institute Quick Stats
Institute Quick Stats
Institute Quick Stats
Year Institute Founded Year Institute Founded: 1970
Faculties # Faculties: 4
Full Time Faculties # Full-Time Faculty: 100
Graduate Students # Graduate Students (all programs): 1,600
No of Undergrad Students # Undergraduate Students (all programs): 37,000
On Campus Residencies On Campus Residencies/Dormitories: No
Campus Setting Campus Setting (Main Campus): Suburban
Nearest City Nearest City (Main Campus): Edmonton
City Population City Population: 1,000,000
Cost of Living Cost of Living: Medium
Climate Range Climate Range: -20 °C to 35 °C
   
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