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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.

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.

I like how you have some flex­i­bil­i­ty with your learn­ing pace while also keep­ing to an estab­lished timeline.

Local Authority Administration (NACLAA II) Advanced Certificate student

I enjoyed the excel­lent instruc­tors, the cama­raderie of my fel­low stu­dents, and how this pushed me to expand my abilities.

Visu­al Arts student

I was very impressed with the lec­tures: the instruc­tor gen­er­ous­ly shared her own L2 learn­er’s expe­ri­ences with us and the teacher’s atti­tudes she showed us today came from her own experiences.

Eng­lish Medi­um Instruction student

I learned a lot about teach­ing meth­ods, edu­ca­tion tech­nolo­gies, and pro­nun­ci­a­tions. Espe­cial­ly, it is still not com­mon in Japan to use those edu­ca­tion tech­nolo­gies, I think they are very use­ful and help­ful for both teach­ers and students.

Eng­lish Medi­um Instruction student

The assign­ments were thought-pro­vok­ing, always encour­ag­ing us to con­sid­er mul­ti­ple solu­tions to a problem.

Business Analysis Certificate student

The course out­lines and assign­ments are great.

Social Media Certificate student

All instruc­tors were extreme­ly well versed in their fields. But one of them — a senior lawyer with the Alber­ta Gov­ern­ment who taught a course on OHS law — was incred­i­bly impressive.

Occu­pa­tion­al Health & Safe­ty Certificate student

The pro­gram real­ly helped me build a net­work to sup­port my career. It was life-chang­ing for me.

Human Resources Management Certificate student

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