ABOUT:University online - the University is one of four research-intensive publicly funded institutions of the Province of Alberta. In 2006, Athabasca became the first public Canadian University to be accredited in the United States.
In 1994, Athabasca created the world's first online executive MBA - and thus deserves a special place in the hearts of the onlineMBAonline.com team (online MBA history buffs check out our brief history section on the homepage).
Athabasca remains an internationally acclaimed and respected provider of distance and online education.
ETHOS: "As an Athabasca business student, you will benefit from the flexibility inherent in distance and online education - you can continue to focus on your professional and personal life while you pursue your educational goals".
- source Athabasca University website.
ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS: Online Executive MBA (Canada's largest Executive MBA program), Online Executive MBA for accountants - a program designed for qualified accountants allowing them transfer credit and associated program fee reduction and an accelerated completion route - the EMBA can be completed in as little as 16 months.
ONLINE PROGRAM COST: CD$45,000 - CD$49,000.