Program OverviewIn 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.
HighlightsManagement 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.
AccreditationProvince of Alberta (Canadian Accreditation)
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (US Accreditation)
Admissions & Tuition
Information For International Students
Programs/Credentials OfferedExecutive MBA (EMBA) Degree
Distance Learning MBA Degree
Graduate Diploma in Business
Fields of StudyEntrepreneurship & Venture Management
Sustainability & Environmental Management
Human Resources Management
Management of Information Systems
Production & Operations Management
Business Administraton & General Management
Supply Chain Management
Strategic Management & Policy
Ranking and ReputationRanked 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