time for my degree
Welcome to Canada's Open Online University
If you need time for your life and time for your education, Athabasca University is here for you.
Select Your Path
Choose your path and jump right in
Online Undergraduate Programs
Arts, business, health, science and more, begin your journey with an accredited degree program.
Online Graduate Programs
Ready to go further? Advance your career and education through a doctorate, masters or post-bacc.
What Our Students Say
"I'm in the home stretch of completing my BA. Not completing university the first time around was difficult to come to terms with, but life got in the way. I’m now in my 40s, I work part-time, and keep my husband and busy son on track. AU is the only way I could finish my degree. It hasn’t been easy, and I often envy students without all the life commitments to juggle, but I know when I complete my degree, it will feel amazing."~ Carla K, BA in English
AU Open House
Join hosts from the AU recruitment team as they introduce you to the AU Advantage and Flexibility Factor offered to AU students.
Operation Lifelong Learning
AU’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni award recipient stands up for her country a...[more]
Vivian Manasc Inducted into Alberta Order of Excellence
University board chair lauded by province with prestigious citizen’s honour On...[more]
Students and Stress
Attending university online enables you to get an education while still maintain...[more]