Regulations closed for new admissions as of September 1, 2008.
The University Certificate in Administration is designed for students who want a broad perspective in administration and to develop administrative skills.
Students holding a Bachelor of Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, or a similar degree, may not enrol in the University Certificate in Administration. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
The University Certificate in Administration is offered by Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business, 1.800.468.6531, or email.
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.
|Total credits in the program|
|Residency requirement. A minimum of 15 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University.||15|
|Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) credits||6|
General certificate regulations
|Required Courses (24 credits)|
|ACCT 245|| Accounting for Managers of Not-for-Profit
|ACCT 250||Accounting for Managers
|ACCT 253||Introductory Financial Accounting*|
|ADMN 233||Writing in Organizations||(3)|
|ADMN 232|| Introduction to Management
|ORGB 364||Organizational Behaviour||(3)|
|FNCE 370|| Overview of Corporate Finance*
|FNCE 234||Introduction to Finance|
|LGST 369||Commercial Law||(3)|
|MKTG 396||Introduction to Marketing||(3)|
|MGSC 301|| Statistics for Business and Economics I
|MATH 215|| Introduction to Statistics
|MATH 216||Computer-oriented Approach to Statistics|
* Students planning to pursue the Bachelor of Commerce program should select ACCT 253 and FNCE 370.
|Administrative Studies course(s), with a maximum of three credits at the junior level.||(6)|
Information effective Sept. 1, 2008 to Aug. 31, 2011.
Updated July 29 2015 by laurab
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