At Athabasca University’s (AU) Faculty of Business, we make it possible for you to earn your business degree online, regardless of where you live or work, and even if you have career and family commitments. By removing barriers of time and space—even past educational experience—we offer flexible opportunities to learn.You can start our online business courses in any month of the year and proceed at your own pace over a six-month period. AU offers full library service, regardless of where you live, and individualized administrative and academic assistance is available through toll-free telephone access (Canada/US), email, or online contact form (see ‘Speak with an Advisor’ button under Next Steps below).

Online Bachelor of Commerce

The AU Online Bachelor of Commerce is a rigorous, technically based business degree that explores all core areas of business including marketing, statistics, financial and management accounting, finance, information systems, organizational behaviour, and commercial law. The BComm offers majors in AccountingFinance, and e-Commerce.

Online Bachelor of Management

The AU Online Bachelor of Management provides a broad base of management knowledge in accounting, communications, information systems, organizational behaviour, economics, and commercial law. The BMgmt has three and four year options, with the four year degree offering majors in Human Resources Management, Indigenous Nations and Organizations, and Marketing.

Online University Certificates

Our eight online certificate programs can help you get a handle on management basics or specialize in a specific discipline. Certificate programs also transfer into our degree programs.

Certificate programs »


AU’s Faculty of Business provides specific courses and programs to help you meet the requirements for various professional designations including the new Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Professional Accounting »

Please note the upcoming changes to College Collaborations.