Mission Statement:

Athabasca University is Canada's leading distance-education university: Canada's Open University. With a main campus in Athabasca and Learning Cemtres in Edmonton and Calgary, AU is dedicated to the removal of barriers that traditionally restrict access to, and therefore success in, university-level studies. Rather, AU promotes the equality of educational opportunity for all adult Canadians, regardless of their geographical location or prior academic credentials.

Programs Offered Include:

Centre for Integrated Studies
Heritage Resources Management

Centre for Language and Literature
English , English Language Studies , French , French Language Proficiency

Centre for Nursing and Health Studies
Post-Diploma Bachelor of Nursing

Centre for Psychology
Arts , Arts (general) , Career Development , Inclusive Education , Psychology

Centre for Science
Bachelor of Science , Bachelor of Science in Human Science

Centre for State and Legal Studies
Canadian Studies , Communication Studies , Criminal Justice , Governance, Law and Management , Health Administration , Health Development Administration , History , Human Services , Political Science

Global and Social Analysis
Humanities , Political Economy , Sociology

School of Business
Accounting , Administration , Advanced Accounting , Bachelor of Commerce , Bachelor of General Studies , Bachelor of Management , Computers and Management Information Systems , Public Administration , University Certificate in e-Commerce , University Certificate in Financial Services , University Certificate in Marketing

School of Computing & Information Systems
Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems , Computing and Information Systems , Information Systems

Work and Community Studies
Anthropology , Human Resources and Labour Relations , Labour Studies , University Certificate in Counselling Women , University Certificate in Human Resources and Labour Relations , University Certificate in Labour Studies , Women's Studies

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