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Athabasca University

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest faculty at Athabasca University, with a wide variety of programs and courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Programs available at the graduate level are:

  • Master of Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies (MA-IS)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting (GDLD)
  • Graduate Diploma in Heritage Resources Management (GD:HRM)
  • Doctor of Education in Distance Education (EdD)
  • Master of Education in Open, Digital and Distance Education (MEd)*
  • Graduate Diploma in Distance Education Technology (GDDET)
  • Graduate Diploma in Instructional Design* (GDID)
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design* (GCID)
  • Graduate Certificate in Technology-Based Learning (GCTBL)

NOTE: *As of September 1, 2020, Alberta Advanced Education has renamed the Master of Education in Distance Education to Master of Education in Open, Digital and Distance Education.

Information effective September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Updated January 20 2021 by laurab

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