Applications and admissions

Choose the right program for you and set yourself up for success with an accredited undergraduate, master's, or doctoral degree program or individual courses tailored to your goals.

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Discover the perfect path for you! Most of our online programs are offered in a flexible way, with both full-time and part-time studies — whatever works for your schedule. Whether you're a Canadian or international student interested in applying for an undergraduate or graduate program or taking open studies, we've got you covered.

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How to transfer credits

We value your expertise. Get credit for your existing diploma or course completions, prior work experience, or relevant background, saving you time and money on your path to success.

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Future student information

As you prepare to start your post-secondary journey with Athabasca University, we want to make sure you have all the resources you need.

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Research funding and assistance

There are many ways to get funding for your research at Athabasca University. These opportunities encourage creativity and innovation in research while recognizing students’ contributions to AU's research climate.

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