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Online Executive Master of Business Administration - Accelerated

19 months
18623 CAD/year
18623 CAD/year
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The Athabasca University Online Executive Master of Business Administration - Accelerated program integrates theory and practice by focusing on real business problems, building on the knowledge and expertise of both teachers and learners. 


The route to the Online Executive Master of Business Administration - Accelerated at Athabasca University assumes previous formal education and experience in management fundamentals, and allows you to choose advanced courses in the management areas you wish to develop further. 

Learning outcomes

This accelerated route to your MBA for executives acknowledges that your undergraduate studies—in combination with the experience you have gained in the workplace since graduating—provide a solid base from which to advance into senior management study and practice. The accelerated online MBA route gives you the flexibility to tailor your master’s studies to your own interests and career goals. 

All online MBA courses require you to connect your learning with your experience in your own organization or an organization with which you are familiar.

All online MBA courses are paced, meaning there are scheduled start and end dates, and assignment deadlines within each course. Students in each intake progress through the program’s core online courses as a cohort. Online courses are also asynchronous—meaning you are never required to be online at a particular time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Law
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Developing Leaders
  • Supply Chain Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 19 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Athabasca University and/or in Canada, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for an Athabasca University graduate program you must have an undergraduate degree. Doctorate programs require a master’s degree to qualify for admission. 
  • Requirements for graduate programs vary and are listed on each program’s website. You can take some graduate courses without being admitted to the full program if you meet the non-program student requirements for said program. Requirements for graduate programs are listed on each program’s website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18623 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29487 CAD for the full programme during 19 months.
  • National

    18623 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29487 CAD for the full programme during 19 months.

Applied Project Route: $29,487/full

Course-based Route: $34,106/full

Living costs for Athabasca

1163 - 1822 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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