Welcome to
Athabasca University

Education on your own terms.

At Athabasca University we help you cross the divide between where you are now and where you want to be. As a world leader in online university education, AU brings learning to you. With a variety of degree, diploma and certificate programs, we've helped students from over 90 countries achieve their educational goals. We'd be proud to do the same for you. With hundreds of courses and programs that fit every stage of your life, we're ready to begin when you are.

Check out our courses and programs.

Alumni stories

Discover how AU helped these alumni get where they wanted to go in life.

Megan Fertig Bachelor of Professional Arts in Human Services (2012) Read more

Blaine Zuk MBA in Project Management (2011) Read more

Marguerite Koole (PhD) Master of Education in Distance Education (2006) Read more

Kathleen Soltys Bachelor of Nursing (1995) Master of Health Studies (2001) Read more

Will Chang Master of Science in Information Systems (2013) Read more

Professor stories

Meet profs from our five major areas of study: arts, business, education, health care and science.

Mike Gismondi (PhD) Professor, Social Sciences Read more

Anshuman Khare (PhD) Professor, Operations Management Read more

Marti Cleveland-Innes (PhD) Chair & Professor, Distance Education Read more

Jeff Vallance (PhD) Associate Professor, Nursing & Health Studies Read more

Frédérique Pivot (PhD) Assistant Professor, Physical Geography Read more