Athabasca University

Athabasca University, Faculty of Business

  Canada, Edmonton
Year Program Started
Curriculum Model
Dissertation and Coursework
Curriculum Description
24 credit hours for seminars, including separate quantitative and qualitative methods, administrative theory, critical thinking, and research practice; Thesis dissertation
Thesis Requirements
Required to complete and defend a dissertation within 4 years, maximum 7 years.
Cohort Profile
8-10 students per cohort; Average age: 47 years; 100% students with graduate degrees; 50% female, 50% male
Program Description
Focuses on practical application of research to managerial settings, while preparing graduates for potential academic careers. 100 % online courses and thesis. Once a year residence for 3-4 days during the first three years of the program.
Application requirements
Online application, 3 letters of reference, an expression of reseacrch interests, resume, transcripts, demostration of english language proficiency and $200 application fee.