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Centre for Science

Opening the doors to science.

Centre for Science

Centre for Science

We provide effective learning experiences through high-quality distance and online teaching, and pursue visionary research and scholarly activities to advance science and science education.

Athabasca University can provide you with the distance education courses, programs, skills, and knowledge you need to discover and pursue your interests in natural and human sciences, and mathematics.

You can complete a general Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, a BSc in Human Science, or take individual courses to fulfill requirements of other programs. Many of our  courses can contribute to your successful degree completion at other institutions.

These courses can be completed anywhere, anytime, giving you the flexibility to study at your own pace.

Student & Academic Services - Last Updated November 18, 2014

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February 6, 2014

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New WHMIS Course Online!

January 29, 2014

The Faculty of Science and Technology offers WHMIS, a new online course in workplace health and safety.

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