Study for a university degree while you work
Athabasca University is the ideal way to pursue your post-secondary education without having to uproot your life. Thanks to our online courses and flexible start times, you can fit your education into your busy life, and still have time for your family and career.
A variety of courses, undergraduate & graduate programs
AU offers over 900 courses, and 50 undergraduate and graduate degree, diploma and certificate programs in a range of arts, science and professional disciplines. Be sure and check out all the options available. You might discover some new educational opportunities.
A trusted distance education leader with a proven track record
AU is a distance education leader, not only in Canada, but also around the world. We’re known as an innovator in international distance education, and a trusted name in online and distance learning.
Start planning your AU education right now
Undergraduate program admission and course registration is offered year-round. Apply today! Once admitted you can register for courses immediately. Our individualized study courses generally start on the first day of every month. Register for a course by the 10th of the month, and you can start as early as the first day of the next.
Admission deadlines for graduate programs and start dates for courses vary. Some programs offer rolling admission with monthly start dates, while others have scheduled intakes. Explore our master's, doctorate, and graduate diploma programs to learn more.
Updated December 03, 2012
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