Athabasca University and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada are committed to developing global business leaders who combine solid strategic management skills with superior financial management knowledge and an understanding of sound corporate governance.
Your professional accounting designation gives you enhanced access to Athabasca University’s online Executive MBA program and a unique opportunity to broaden the scope of your strategic management knowledge. Students can choose between MBA Online Executive for Accountants - Standard Entry Route or Online Executive for Accountants - Accelerated Entry Route.As you work through the program with other talented management professionals from various industries and locations, you will hone and expand your skills in managing information, people, resources, markets and operations, and learn to think in terms of organization-wide strategy from the executive viewpoint.
AU acknowledges your financial management background by providing transfer credit in course areas related to professional accounting. Further, if you completed an undergraduate degree in business within the past 10 years, you could qualify for our accelerated admission route, further reducing your program completion time.Depending on your undergraduate studies, you may qualify for either the standard entry route or the accelerated entry route to the online Executive MBA.
This accelerated route to your Executive MBA acknowledges that the academic knowledge you acquired in your undergraduate studies—in combination with your accounting knowledge and the experience you have gained in the workplace since graduating—provides a solid base from which to advance into senior management study and practice.The accelerated MBA route gives you the flexibility to tailor your master’s studies to your own interests and career goals. Once you have completed two mandatory courses, you can design the rest of your program using a combination of online and in-residence electives, international electives and, if you choose, a major research project.
You can apply until:
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This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)
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