Business diploma-holder route: Students presenting college diplomas in business or a closely
related field will receive up to 60 credits
of block transfer award toward the Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) General degree,
except students presenting two-year diplomas from Ontario colleges
who will receive 45 credits.
These students must complete additional credits in non-Administrative
Studies courses to reach the 60-credit requirement. All diplomas presented must be approved for credit by Athabasca University.
Business diploma-holder route
Non-business diploma-holder route:
Students presenting two- or three-year professional diplomas
from accredited colleges or technical institutes in non-business
fields, may receive between 30 and 60
credits of block transfer award toward this degree program. All diplomas presented must be approved for credit by Athabasca University. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time
of their enrolment.
Non-business diploma-holder route
Transfer Credit completed more than 10 years ago in the following disciplines at the senior (300/400) level will not receive credit: ACCT, MGSC, LGST, MKTG, FNCE and TAXX. If you are currently working in the field and provide evidence of work being completed, this restriction will be waived.
Students will not be accepted into the Bachelor of Management program if they have
- a degree in administration, business, commerce, or management
- a degree with a major or concentration in administration, business, commerce, or management
- any equivalent program from Athabasca University or another
Our online program plans can assist you in selecting the courses needed to fulfill your program requirements.
Counselling Services offers an assessment website, "Mapping Your Future: Your Career and Athabasca University." Athabasca University has also developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.
The Bachelor of Commerce degree is offered by Athabasca University's School of Business. For additional information, phone 800.468.6531, or