YEAR ONE
2014 Fees
Program Fee$4,360.00payable in two equal installments
Conceptual Foundations of Org Research (DDBA 800)$4,250.00payable upon registration
Current Research (DDBA 801)$4,250.00payable upon registration
Management in Practice (DDBA 802)$4,250.00payable upon registration
YEAR TWO
Program Fee$4,360.00payable in two equal installments
Quantitative Research Methods (DDBA 803)$4,250.00payable upon registration
Qualitative Research Methods (DDBA 804)$4,250.00payable upon registration
Advanced Readings (DDBA 805)$4,250.00payable upon registration
YEAR THREE
Program Fee$4,360.00payable in two equal installments
Dissertation Proposal (DDBA 806)$4,250.00payable upon registration
YEAR FOUR
Program Fee$4,360.00payable in two equal installments
Candidacy Exam$5,410.00payable upon registration
Dissertation Defence
TOTAL$53,600.00

Notes:

  • Graduate Student Association fees of $13 per credit are payable over the course of the program.
  • A $400 surcharge applies to students residing outside of Canada at the start of the program.
  • A full payment schedule is provided upon acceptance into the program.
  • The above fee chart is based on a standard expected completion time of four years. Total fees will vary depending on length of time required to complete the dissertation. Once all coursework is complete, students will continue to pay a program fee of $2,180.00 every six months until their dissertation is also complete. Students have a maximum of seven years to complete the program.
  • All fees are payable in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.

Canadian Student Financing

Please note this information is for Canadian students only. If you are an international student, please enquire in your home country.

STUDENT LOANS

The Athabasca University Doctorate in Business Administration is recognized as a full-time program by the Canadian federal government for individuals applying for student loans.

LOW INTEREST STUDENT LINES OF CREDIT

Many banks offer options for financing your education. The following are just a few – check with your own bank as well, to see what they can offer you.

LIFELONG LEARNING PLAN

You can also consider using some of your RRSP funds for your education.

Note:

ALL TUITION FEES ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE IN CANADA

EVERY YEAR SCHOLARSHIP MONEY GOES UNAWARDED! Why? Because nobody applies.

Take advantage of this opportunity to possibly fund part of your studies.

The following links will take you to resources on our main campus web site that will help you research graduate-level scholarships offered by AU and external organizations:

Awards for Graduate Students  >>

Please direct applications and inquiries to:
Student Awards Administrative Assistant
Office of the Registrar
Athabasca University
1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3
Fax: (780) 675-6174 Phone: 1-800-788-9041 ext 6197 (Canada and U.S.)
Email: awardsinfo@athabascau.ca

Graduate Student Research Fund >>

Please direct applications and inquiries to:
Research Centre
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca AB T9S 3A3
Toll free: 1 (800) 788-9041 ext. 6651 (Canada and U.S.)
Fax: (780) 675-6722
E-mail: aurc@athabascau.ca

PLEASE NOTE:

The Faculty of Business is not involved with the administration of scholarships and awards.  However, certain scholarships require documentation such as:  transcripts, letter of good standing, GPA, etc.  To obtain DBA related documentation, contact Student Services Coordinator, Carolyn Neufeld at carolynn@athabascau.ca