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Athabasca University:
Based in Northern Alberta, Athabasca University is a worldwide leader in quality distance education, providing a wide range of online Undergraduate and Graduate programs, including Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor & Masters Degree levels. We have over 700 courses in a large selection of arts, science, and professional disciplines. Most AU courses are delivered through distance learning as individualized study. If you prefer the structure of learning in a classroom or online with other students, we also offer grouped study courses across Canada.

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International Accreditations:

AU is a publicly funded post-secondary institution, one of four public comprehensive universities in the Province of Alberta, Canada. You can rest assured that your AU experience represents a rigorous, high quality university education. We are a respected and recognized university with a proven track record.

- Canada
 
AU is recognized by the Government of Alberta and reports to the Government of Alberta thrugh the Ministry of Advanced Education and Technology. AU is also recognized by the Government of British Columbia.

- United States
In 2006, AU became the first Canadian public university to receive accreditation in the United States, through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Our Approach:

Our approach to post-secondary education is based on four key principles: excellence, openness, flexibility and innovation.

- Excellence
We are dedicated to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, scholarship and student service.

- Openess

We are committed to our mission of guaranteeing access to post-secondary learning to all who have the ability and desire. If you are 16 or older, you are eligible for admission to undergraduate study.

- Flexibility

Our flexible learning model adapts to your needs, putting you in the driver’s seat. You can enrol in most programs and register for most courses at any time of the year and work at your own pace, studying at home, at work or wherever you may find yourself.

- Innovation
  
We continue to adopt and develop new, learner-centred learning models and technology-based alternatives to traditional, classroom-based instructional channels and contexts. We apply technology to make learning accessible.

Online Degree, Diploma & Certificate Programs:

AU offers over 700 courses in more than 90 undergraduate and graduate (degree, diploma or certificate) programs in a range of arts, science and professional disciplines. Thanks to our flexible start times, you can fit your education into your busy life, and still have time for your family and career.

Undergraduate Programs:
- Certificates of Completion
- University Certificates
- University Diplomas
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Management
- Bachelor of Nursing
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of General Studies
- Bachelor of Human Resources
- Bachelor of Health Administration

Graduate Program Categories:
- Business
- Health
- Arts
- Science and Technology
- Counselling

Program Delivery Options:


Individual Study

Study on your own, at your own pace, using the course materials provided and support from your tutor. You will be assigned a tutor and given a recommended study schedule. You determine the actual timing of assignments and exams within the course contract period.

Group Study
During grouped study courses, you meet as a group in a classroom or online and you are taught by an instructor. Receive a course materials package by mail at your home or workplace. Your instructor may use a variety of media to reach students unable to physically attend the classroom. For example, teleconferencing or videoconferencing courses allow students in one community to interact with an instructor and class in another community.

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Address: 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB, T9S 3A3, Canada
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Based in Nelson, BC, The Canadian Society for Social Development (CSSD), is a federally-accredited organization that offers online website design, programming and marketing certificate courses for entrepreneurs. Whether you want to work as a web designer or build a website for your own business, Internet Business Development for Entrepreneurs (IBDE) will help you succeed. IBDE programs give you what most other programs do not - a solid understanding of web design to help you really drive your business.

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We are the only online digital court reporter training institute in the world, and understand that different students learn at different paces. You may take your time at learning new skills or opt for accelerated learning so that you can complete your course sooner.

At IITCR, we believe every student will find our online educational programs exciting and challenging. Our goal is to equip every student with distinct employable skills.
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The Alternative Medicine College of Canada (AMCC) is an educational institution that offers accredited certificate & diploma correspondence courses in Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Bioenergetics to students world-wide. We provide our students with the training and expertise necessary to become qualified specialists in their desired field. The College was the initiative of several health practitioners from a consultation office and has made itself known worldwide since 1988. The teachers are confirmed practitioners who strive to provide students with a diverse and complete educational approach, thus providing a serious, efficient and complementary alternative to conventional medicine.

The Alternative Medicine College is accredited by various governmental and professional associations including the American Alternative Medical Association (AAMA), the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and the National Association of Naturopaths (NAN, in Canada).
Natural Health Practitioner Programs:
- Natural Health Consultant (level 1)
- Natural Health Educator (level 2)
- Natural Health Technician (level 3)

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With nine out of 10 graduates hired within six months of graduation, Toronto’s George Brown College has established a reputation for equipping students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. Our Distance Education courses provide you with personalized teacher support and feedback as you pursue an interest, a designation or a certificate in a wide range of fields including Architectural Studies, Business Administration, Health Services, and more.

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Distance Education Certificate & Continuing Education Programs:

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Based in Vancouver, CG Spectrum is an industry-leading online school for Animation, VFX, Modeling and Concept Art. With a faculty featuring industry heavyweights working in feature film and AAA games, we strive to give you the most personal training available. We provide a range of online Diploma courses and short courses in subjects such as 3D Character Animation, 3D Modeling, Concept Design, Visual Effects, and more.

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Animation / Visual Effects Online Diploma Courses:
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