Athabasca Online EMBA in World Top 75

Athabasca University is the leading distance education university in Canada, with a range of online study programs offered in both English and French.

The University is a member of Canadian Virtual University, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the International Council for Distance Education, and is fully accredited in both Canada and the United States. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the US.

The university offers the world’s first online Executive Master in Business Administration program in 1994. The MBA programs are approved by the Universities Coordinating Council (UCC). It is now the largest Executive MBA program in Canada and ranked among the best programs in the world.

In 2004 Athabasca's Online EMBA program was ranked in the Top 75 Executive MBA by the Financial Times of London, England (It is the ONLY online program in the league table). It was also ranked among the Top 3 EMBA in Canada (Canadian Business, 2001).

The university offers the MBA programs in the following specializations:
  • Executive MBA
  • EMBA in Project Management
  • EMBA with Energy Electives
  • EMBA with Policing Electives
Athabasca was named one of Alberta's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in 2008.