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13. Collaborations

13.1. Transfer Programs

Transfer programs have been negotiated between Athabasca University and other institutions. These programs specify courses that may be taken at Athabasca University for credit towards the program offered by the cooperating institution.

Contact the cooperating institution offering the program you are interested in.

13.2. Bachelor of Social Work, The University of Calgary

The four-year Bachelor of Social Work degree (BSW) is a key credential for the helping professions. In Alberta, the BSW is offered by The University of Calgary.

You may be interested in obtaining this degree but for a variety of reasons cannot undertake four years of full-time study at The University of Calgary. Through Athabasca University, you can take the first two years of the program via home study. For information and an application contact:

Faculty of Social Work
The University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Phone: (403) 220-3442

13.3. Accounting Transfer Arrangements

Athabasca University has established transfer arrangements with the three major professional accounting bodies in Alberta (professional designation in parentheses): the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Chartered Accountant, CA), the Society of Management Accountants (Certified Management Accountant, CMA), and the Certified General Accountants Association (Certified General Accountant, CGA).

For up-to-date equivalencies and course requirements of each program, contact the regional office of each professional body.

13.4. The Canadian Institute of Certified Administrative Managers

The Canadian Institute of Certified Administrative Managers (CICAM) is a professional association dedicated to recognizing and advancing the science of management and administration.

The review of applicants, the awarding of transfer credit and the awarding of the CAM designation are handled by the institute. For information and an application contact:

Canadian Institute of Certified Administrative Managers
Suite 800
2 St. Claire Ave. East
Toronto, ON M4T 1T5
Phone: (416) 921-7962
Fax: (416) 962-1341

13.5. The Association of Administrative Assistants

The Association of Administrative Assistants is a chartered, Canadian, non-profit, professional organization founded in 1951 with a three-fold purpose: to establish a national standard of qualifications for administrative assistants and senior personnel; to reach this standard by providing advanced education; and to make management aware of the fully qualified administrative assistant's value.

Athabasca University has a variety of courses that fulfil the Qualified Administrative Assistants program requirements. For information and an application contact:

Association of Administrative Assistants
Doris Kurtz, Q.A.A.
National Registrar
c/o 76 Davy Crescent
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1P1
Phone: (780) 423-2929
Fax: (780) 497-3340

13.6. The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Canada

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Canada (ICSA) has an international designation and reputation for high standards of professionalism. Specifically geared to meet the needs of corporate secretaries, administrators, and managers, ICSA education provides the breadth and diversity of knowledge necessary for making judgemental decisions in the broad field of business management and administration. For information and an application contact:

Nelly Jeffries
National Registrar
Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Canada

55 St. Clair Avenue West
Suite 255
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7
Phone: (416) 944-9727 or (800) 501-3440
Fax: (416) 967-6320

13.7. The Purchasing Management Association of Canada

The Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) has a well-established accreditation program that leads to the professional designation of Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP). This program was developed for persons entering the materials management field, those involved in the field, and for persons in management functions who wish to acquaint themselves with materials management expertise. For information and an application contact:

The Executive Director
Alberta Institute of PMAC

#612, 5241 Calgary Trail South
Edmonton, AB T6H 5G8
Phone: (780) 944-0356

13.8. Partners in Learning

Following are some of the institutions and organizations with which Athabasca University has collaborative agreements. For a complete and current listing refer to a separate Web page.

Academy of Learning
Computer and Business Career College

Access — The Education Station
Edmonton, AB

Alberta Distance Education and Training Association
Edmonton, AB

Alberta North
Athabasca, AB

Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists
Edmonton, AB

Algonquin College
Nepean, ON

Association of Administrative Assistants
Toronto, ON

Aurora College
Yellowknife, NT

Blue Quills First Nations College
St. Paul, AB

Cambrian College
Sudbury, ON

Canadian Association for Distance Education
Ottawa, ON

Canadian Forces University Program
Continuing Education Division
University of Manitoba
    or Coordinateur PFUFC
Sainte-Foy, QC

Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
North Bay, ON

Calgary Police Service
Calgary, AB

Capilano College
North Vancouver, BC

Centennial College
Scarborough, ON

Century College
Vancouver, BC

Certified General Accountants
Vancouver, BC

CKUA Radio
Edmonton, AB

Conestoga College
Kitchener, ON

Confederation College
Thunder Bay, ON

Credit Union Institute of Canada
Ottawa, ON

Durham College
Oshawa, ON

École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School
Beaumont, AB

Fairview College
Fairview, AB

Fanshawe College
London, ON

George Brown College
Toronto, ON

Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie, AB

Grant MacEwan College
Edmonton, AB

Humber College
Toronto, ON

Keyano College
Fort McMurray, AB

The Kings University College
Edmonton, AB

Lakeland College
Vermilion, AB

Lambton College
Sarnia, ON

Laurentian University
Sudbury, ON

Lethbridge Community College
Lethbridge, AB

Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology
Belleville, ON

Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, AB

Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Hamilton, ON

Niagara College
Welland, ON

Northern Alberta Post-Secondary Institution Society
North Central Alberta

Northern Lakes College
North Central Alberta

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Edmonton, AB

Olds College
Olds, AB

Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
Etobicoke, ON

Open College/CJRT-FM
Toronto, ON

Open Learning Agency
Burnaby, BC

Portage College
Lac La Biche, AB

Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Sir Sandford Fleming College
Peterborough, ON
Sutherland Campus

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Calgary, AB

St. Claire College
Windsor, ON

St. Lawrence College
Kingston Campus, ON

Fort McMurray, AB

Télé-université du Quebec
Sainte-Foy, QC

Transport Canada
Ottawa, ON

Tokyo Accounting Centre
Tokyo, Japan

The United States Open University
Wilmington, DE

University College International
Calgary, AB

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

University of Guelph
Guelph, ON

University of Maryland - University College
Adelphi, Maryland

Western Region Canadian Association of University Schools of Nursing
Head Office, Ottawa, ON

Yellowhead Tribal Council
Edmonton, AB

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