Athabasca University’s (AU) online Bachelor of Commerce and online Bachelor of Management programs are rigorous degrees you can complete on your own schedule. Our effective, flexible online course delivery allows you to earn an accredited degree while working, travelling, raising children, or pursuing an advanced level of sport or art.

The major benefits of pursuing your degree with AU:

Study for a university degree while you work

Athabasca University is the ideal way to pursue your post-secondary education without having to uproot your life. Thanks to our online courses and flexible start times, you can fit your education into your busy life, and still have time for your family and career.

Excellent transfer arrangements for college diplomas

Athabasca University has worked with community colleges and technical institutes across Canada to award block credit into our online Bachelor of Management (BMgmt) and online Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) programs. Learn more »

Your pace is your own

Finish your degree in two years or ten years−your goals, your life, your schedule.

A huge selection of online courses 

AU offers over 900 online courses in a range of arts, science and professional disciplines. Be sure to check out all the options available to you to choose from to fill in your elective requirements. And if you have significant managerial experience already, check out the online Online MBA for executives program.

A trusted distance education leader with a proven track record

AU is a distance education leader, not only in Canada, but also around the world. We’re known as an innovator in international distance education, and a trusted name in online and distance learning. Learn more »

Get started any time

Undergraduate program admission and online course registration is offered year-round. Apply today! Once admitted you can register for online courses immediately and be on your way to achieving your educational goal. Our individualized study courses generally start on the first day of every month. Register for an online course by the 10th of the month, and you can start as early as the first day of the next month.

Highly supported

As an AU Faculty of Business undergraduate student, you have access to a student support centre through which you can access academic experts, advisors for program planning and administrative issues, and technical support.  The student support centre works extended hours to ensure you have the help you need.

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