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For over one hundred years, the Faculty of Extension has been extending the University of Alberta experience beyond the campus and the classroom to bring adult learners a wealth of continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning opportunities.

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Keep advancing

We can help you boost your existing career or embark on a new one.

Take one of our 300+ courses or select from 40+ professional programs. view all→

Open to everyone, and there is no admission process to register in classes.

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Tailored to suit your needs

We cater to learners who want to advance their careers while also working full-time jobs.

Our class offerings include daytime, weekend, evening, and condensed courses. You can also learn online or in a blended format that combines online and in-class components.

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Reputation matters

The U of A’s Faculty of Extension is widely regarded among business and government leaders for its ability to provide professional education that responds to the evolving industry needs.

The Visu­al Arts pro­gram is just what I want­ed: it teach­es you new art skills and helps you get ready for a career as an artist. I found the con­tent and instruc­tors excel­lent, and the final group art exhi­bi­tion was a big plus.

Visu­al Arts Certificate
student

The broad scope of the infor­ma­tion pro­vid­ed helps you under­stand most aspects of local gov­ern­ment operations.

Nation­al Advanced Cer­tifi­cate in Local Author­i­ty Admin­is­tra­tion Lev­el I student

The teach­ers were excel­lent and very helpful.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate
student

The instruc­tors are first rate.

Man­age­ment Devel­op­ment Certificate student

It’s great that the instruc­tors acknowl­edge the con­straints in the life of a mature” stu­dent with fam­i­ly and job commitments.

Applied Land Use Plan­ning Certificate student

The IAPP pro­gram was flex­i­ble enough to adapt to my work and life sched­ule. It was doable while work­ing full time and being a sin­gle par­ent to two kids.

Infor­ma­tion Access and Pro­tec­tion of Pri­va­cy Certificate student

I’ve learned so much! I appre­ci­ate how sup­port­ive the staff and pro­fes­sors were.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate student

The fac­ul­ty is real­ly good. They often shared their real-life expe­ri­ences with us, which was a great way of learn­ing more about the world of business.

Busi­ness Analy­sis Pro­fes­sion­al Citation student

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300+ Courses & 40 programs

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Understand the technology behind solar power as you acquire a foundational understanding of solar power and walk through the planning, design, and development process...

Enhance your resume and marketability in the clean technology job market with this program, as you learn about renewable energy, smart cities, and the clean technologies...

Acquire a strong understanding of wind power technologies and walk through the planning, design, and development process required to install different wind projects....

Organizations generate a wealth of data through their everyday operations. Mining through that data to extract meaningful information can be a daunting task if you don’t...

If you are a busy professional who wants to expand your current knowledge, increase your competitive edge, and stay up-to-date on emerging trends, then the Business...

The Social Media Certificate provides an in-depth understanding of how to use various social media platforms for communication and marketing. Explore tools used to...

EXERM 4303
Starts Jun 8

Solar Energy Development

Explore different facets of solar power technology and learn about the planning, design and development of solar energy projects. Gain an understanding of mechanical and technical aspects of solar...

In an economy driven by continuous innovation and change, creating a capable, motivated and resilient workforce is an important part of every supervisor's role...

EXSDP 5317
 

Supervisory Summation

This workshop will review and summarize the content of the Supervisory Development Citation Program and bring the entire body of knowledge together. Using case...

EXERM 4304
Starts Jul 6

Wind Energy Development

Explore different facets of wind power technology and learn about the planning, design and development of wind turbine energy projects. Gain an understanding of mechanical and technical aspects of...

EXGEN 5379
Starts Jun 19

Introduction to Big Data Analytics

Gain an overview of big data, the state of the practice in analytics and the analytics lifecycle as an end-to-end process. Focus on the...

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