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Athabasca University

HRM Graduate Diploma Application Procedures

The steps to apply for program status in the Heritage Resources Management Graduate Diploma are as follows:

  • Submit the Program Application Form and Required Fees

    Online form for new students to Athabasca University: If you have never been a student with Athabasca University, complete the following Program Application Form. Include fee payment information and press "process application."

    Online form for students with an Athabasca University Student ID Number: If you already have an Athabasca University Student Identification Number, login to MyAU and then complete the Graduate Application form for the GD-HRM program. If you cannot remember your student ID number, contact the HRM Office for assistance.
    1. Your User ID is your AU 7-digit Student ID number.
    2. Your password is your birth date (YYYYMMDD). If you have previously logged in to the portal, to the online Registry services, or to get a T2202, you were required to change your password. In this case, use the new password you have chosen. Should you have problems logging in to MyAU, contact the HRM Office at
  • Complete the online Supplemental Application

    Prior to completing the Supplemental Application, read the instructions at the link below. Although the amount of time required to complete this application will vary, allow a minimum of thirty minutes to complete. During the application process, you can save your answers at any point and come back to complete the application at a later time. Questions are divided into five sections and include:
    • Part A: Demographic Information
    • Part B: Academic Background
    • Part C: Intellectual Biography and Up dated curriculum vitae/resumé
    • Part D: (Optional section) Reasons for taking and interest in the program


  • Request Transcripts

    Request official transcripts from all post secondary institutions attended. Transcripts must be sent directly from all accredited institution(s) to the following address: HRM Student Services Coordinator, Athabasca University, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, Alberta, T9S 3A3

    Applicants submitting any official documents (e.g., transcripts) in a language other than English must provide an official translation of such documents.

    All student academic qualifications will be assessed for their Canadian equivalence.

    Degrees from outside North America must be assessed by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS). Application forms for the International Assessments are available online from IQAS.

    It is your responsibility to send your completed IQAS application form, fees, and information to:

    International Qualifications Assessment Service
    9th Floor, 108 Street
    Building 9942-108 Street
    Edmonton, AB T5K 2J5

    Canada and overseas call direct: 1-780-427-2655
    Web: IQAS

  • English Proficiency Requirement
    Students who did not complete their degree at an English-language institution must provide documentation that shows they have met the HRM English Proficiency Requirements.

Updated May 29 2020 by Student & Academic Services

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