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Athabasca University

Faculty of Health Disciplines

New for 2016! The Master of Counselling program is offering a new specialization: School Counselling.

If you aspire to be a leader supporting the well-being of students and school communities, this is the program for you. Find out more on the website or by contacting

It's an exciting time for a career in health care!

Are you passionate about working directly with patients or clients? Do you want to be one of the inspiring leaders fuelling innovation and progress? Are you interested in research or teaching?

Follow your dream in this rewarding, dynamic field and make a real difference in the health and well-being of people and communities across Canada and around the world.

Every day, in health care facilities and communities large and small, thousands of health care professionals put into practice the knowledge and skills developed through Athabasca University's Faculty of Health Disciplines.

They're discovering the advantages of online programs and courses known for excellence, recognized by professional organizations and led by faculty whose knowledge and clinical skills are equalled by their dedication to teaching and learning.

If you're set to embark on a new career, add dimension to an established one or ready to break down barriers, AU's Faculty of Health Disciplines offers a challenging, personal and life-changing experience — wherever you live, whatever your career or family commitments, whenever you want to pursue your studies.

Explore your options and find what's right for you. We invite you to be part of the growing Faculty of Health Disciplines family.

Dr. Margaret Edwards

Updated February 03 2016 by Student & Academic Services

AU, CANADA'S OPEN UNIVERSITY, is an internationally recognized leader in online and distance learning.