Graduate Schools

Browse Related Subjects


Other Programs of Interest

(Separate multiple email addresses with semi-colons).


We Value Your Privacy The e-mail address(es) that you supply to use this service will only be used to send the requested article.
Read our Privacy Policy


Athabasca University

Centre for Distance Education, Master of Distance Education


1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB  T9S 3A3


(800) 788-9041


(780) 675-6170

Program Information

Degree Offered

Master of Distance Education (MDE)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Athabasca University's Master of Distance Education (MDE) program is designed to provide you with a common base of skills, knowledge, and values regarding distance education and training, independent of your special area of interest.
Distance education and training are rapidly expanding fields and indicators point to their continued and steady growth well into the future.
Today, distance education and training students of all ages are provided with the opportunity to learn in a wide variety of subject areas, formats, and organizations. If distance educators are to adapt to the increasingly sophisticated field of distance education and to maintain their professional competence, continuous upgrading is essential. Professional growth is also required by people from a variety of educational and occupational backgrounds who seek entry into this burgeoning field.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: No